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HMCS Swansea

the life and times of a frigate

by Fraser McKee

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Published by Vanwell in St. Catharines, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Atlantic Ocean.,
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Swansea (Ship),
    • Swansea (Navire),
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Canadian,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Atlantic Ocean,
    • Frigates -- Canada -- History -- 20th century,
    • Guerre, 1939-1945 (Mondiale, 2e) -- Opérations navales canadiennes,
    • Frégates -- Canada -- Histoire -- 20e siècle

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-177) and index.

      StatementFraser M. McKee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD779.C2 M395 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination190 p. :
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3364114M
      ISBN 100920277896
      LC Control Number2004426814
      OCLC/WorldCa28022139

      He served on HMCS Athabaskan, Cap de la Madelaine, Crescent, Haida, Huron, Lanark, Nootka, Penetang, Prestonian, Quebec, Saguenay, & Swansea, and was stationed in HMCS Corn­wallis from to There is little information accompanying these photos, and few people other than Smokey are identified, but some locations have been determined by. Follow Fraser McKee and explore their bibliography from 's Fraser McKee Author Page.

        HMCS Tadoussac & Fort York The Canadian Navy at the Calgary Stampede HMCS Ojibwa Opinions on the New Class of Ship Names HMCS Ontario Print HMCS Charlottetown HMCS in New Zealand mid 60's HMCS Fredericton visits Hamilton Sept/10 Book Donations Looking for River Class Frigate detail photos Understanding a Canadian Rating's Naval Service. Naval Books. AN ILLUSTRATED DIRECTORY of the UNITED STATES NAVY. Chester Hearn |MBI The United States Navy has a global presence, and this is a remarkable reference book on its history, equipment and personalities. Containing over contemporary photographs and maps and spectacularly illustrated throughout, this is the ultimate reference book.

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HMCS Swansea is the story of a ship, just one of Canada's several hundred warships. It is also the story of the men who served in her, and of other ships who operated with her, in wartime in EG-9, and in peacetime in her various training : Fraser M.

McKee. Synopsis HMCS Swansea is the story of a ship, just one of Canada's several hundred warships. It is also the story of the men who served in her, and of other ships who operated with her, in wartime in EG-9, and in peacetime in her various training Range: $ - $ During World War II, the frigate Swansea distinguished herself as a submarine hunter-killer, a role in which she is described as absolutely the best.

Swansea was involved in the destruction of four U-boats, more than any other Royal Canadian naval vessel.4/5(1). Hardcover, pages, illustrations, maps, cartoons Descripton: This is the life story of an RCN 'River Class' frigate that was involved in sinking four U-boats in the Atlantic war.

It includes brief biographies of her C.O.s and postwar training roles to The following pages link to this title. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McKee, Fraser, HMCS Swansea.

Catharines, Ont.: Vanwell, © (OCoLC) HMCS Swansea: The Life and Times of a Frigate by Fraser M. McKee. Vanwell Publishing, First Edition. Hardcover.

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(Author) Vanwell Publishing. HMCS SWANSEA (K) The History of the SWANSEA. Commissioned at Victoria on October 4,Swansea arrived at Halifax on November 16 and worked up off Pictou and in St. Margaret's Bay. Assigned to EG 9, Londonderry, she made her passage there with convoy SC, incidentally taking part in the sinking of U on March SHIP'S COMPANY PHOTOS.

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HMCS Swansea - Veteran Stories - The Memory Project SinceThe Memory Project has provided veterans the opportunity to share their stories. These resources are available for public use. Since. HMCS Swansea (Book): McKee, Fraser.

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HMCTS is an executive agency, sponsored by the Ministry. HMCS Swansea the life and times of a frigate by Fraser McKee. Published by Vanwell in St. Catharines, Ont. Written in EnglishPages: U-Boats Sunk: U (Korvkpt Werner Weber) a type IXC U-boat, sunk on 10 Mar by HMCS St. Laurent H83, HMCS Owen Sound K, HMCS SWANSEA K and HMS Forester in the North Atlantic at position N W.

Of her crew of 56 there were 45 survivors. U (Oblt Helmet Dauter) a type VIIC U-boat, sunk on 14 Apr by HMCS SWANSEA K and HMS Pelican in position N.

Hmcs Swansea Hardcover – Oct. 1 by Fraser M Mckee (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ CDN$ CDN$ 5/5(1). Notable events involving Swansea include: 10 Mar German U-boat U was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 48°20'N, 20°33'W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Forester, the Canadian destroyer HMCS St.

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