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...
Ship's dates shown are conversion dates.
Comming soon 2010
Province class DDG
HMCS Fraser is now a hotel & Museum in Bridgewater Nova Scotia