~:~ Our Ship, Her Crew, Their Legacy~:~
HMCS Saint John
     
Introduction

Saint John Visit

Photographs-1

Photographs-2

Photographs-3

Reunions

Paintings-1

Paintings-2

U-247

U-309

Exhibit-1986

Exhibit-2003

Signals

Related Links

Dedication - Douglas J. Wright

 
Welcome to the online home of the RCN frigate
HMCS Saint John


HMCS Saint John was a World War Two frigate which served in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1943 until 1945. She was decommissioned in 1947.

Saint John saw service in Bermuda, the Mediterranean, the North Atlantic and North Russia.

HMCS Saint John sank two
U-boats, U-247 and U-309.


This Site Is Always Being Updated

This site will be updated with photographs, poetry, documents and artifacts, telling the story of HMCS Saint John, her crew and her successes: her recovery of a merchant vessel, the rescue of RAF crew, and the sinkings of U-boats U-247 and U-309.

18 August 2006.

HMCS Saint John by Saint John marine artist George Nott. For details on this artist, go to the paintings page for further information.



Dedication

This site is dedicated to:

1. the men of HMCS Saint John who served their ship proudly;

2. the men of U-247 and U-309 who also served their ships proudly and left to mourn families and friends;

3. my father, Douglas J. Wright, (1924-2002), merchant mariner, whose vessel was sunk by
U-178.

Ship's Crest
(original colours
not known)




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