Our legacy spread from the Carrier's to the Destroyers. Once Bear Traps and Flight decks were incorporated along with hangars to replace the after gun mounts, we moved aboard.

An American sailor in San Juan once asked an Air Bos'n why we all had no guns on the after end of our ships. His answer; "because we never run from a fight"... Geez we had guts and a ready wit, but all was needed to combat the long hours and lengthy cruises we endured in these small but enjoyable ships.

The video at the bottom of this page shows that there was not much room for error on these small flight decks as helo's approached...
K685
1944-1965
DDH 205
1963-1974
DDH 233
1966-1994
DDH 230
1965-1992
DDH 229
1964-1992
DDH 206
1965-1990
DDH 207
1965-1993
DDH 234
1963-1988
DDH 265
1964-1996
DDH 266
1964-1998
AOR 508
1963-1998
Ship's dates shown are conversion dates.
Comming soon                   2010
Province class DDG
HMCS FRASER
HMCS Fraser is now a hotel & Museum in Bridgewater Nova Scotia
THE STEAMERS
HMCS Kootenay
23 October 1969
Tragedy At Sea
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Where they ended up