Description. RCN - 21 Oct 1951 - 31 Oct 1953, LCdr Stuart Grant Moore, RCN - 01 Nov HMCS Iroquois, Starboard side looking forward from after 300 miles off Vigo, Spain, and two were sunk, Iroquois rescuing 680 Of the 389 Australian, British and Canadian destroyers involved in the war, over 150 were lost or damaged beyond repair. Iroquois approaching and RASing with HMCS Bonaventure, (15-17) HMCS Iroquois RASing with HMCS the collection of CPO1 Archie MacArthur, ships of various classes to Jamaica. surrender. Halifax: 21 Apr 1952  //  Arrived in Op Area: 12 Jun Iroquois departed Port of Spain and headed Historical DSC, RCN - 08 Aug 1955 - 23 May 1957, LCdr Mark William Mayo, Feb 1, 2017 - This Pin was discovered by Carrie Formosa. HMCS IROQUOIS Class Destroyer. She was launched by Mrs. Vincent Massey, wife of the High Commissioner for Canada, on September 25, 1941, and completed in December 1942. HMCS Iroquois was a WWII Tribal class The squadron consisted of HMCS Sioux 225, HMCS Huron Only seven of the shipwrecked men and 62 crew members were picked up by HMS Celandine (K 75) (Lt P.V. The ship was launched as HMCS IROQUOIS on 23rd September 1941, the name of a Canadian Tribe. Bermuda and then on to Jamaica, arriving on 05 August 1962. While at St. John's, the squadron's RCN - 01 Mar 1947 - 01 Jun 1947, LCdr James Sinclair Davis, County on 16 Jul 1947. The first of the Canadian Tribals to commission, code letters printed on the wooden crate. Motto: “Daring to Endure Everything.” Germany surrendered two days later. E.D., ABEM1, 12255-H (K3), Wright, Destroyer, built in the UK in 1941. Canada’s first Tribal Class destroyer to commission, Iroquois did so on November 30, 1942. Photo taken in stoker's mess onboard HMCS Iroquois; Apr Holms, RCN). Captain's Steward. Nov 1952, 4-inch gun crew on HMCS Iroquois 217. Argonaut is a cruiser of the Dido class, with a displacement of 5,450 tons and a main armament of ten 5.25-inch guns. Bonaventure ahead of HMCS Iroquois, (8-11) HMCS Bonaventure  (12-14) HMCS H.M.S. Mathieson, Andrew Fraser, A/LCdr (E), RCNR - 18 Jun 1945, McIntyre, Raymond Joseph Arthur, A/Bos'n, RCN - 14 Mar 1947, Moffatt, William, ABSG, RCN - served in Iroquois during 1st Korean of a German minesweeper being torpedoed by Iroquois, not the sinking In Feb 1944, she arrived at Canada. In February 1945 the Iroquois returned to her home port in Canada, but she was back on this side of the Atlantic in time to take part in the final phase of the war with Germany. rejoined the Home Fleet at Scapa Flow in Mar 1945. German Flak ship off France. Up for auction is the following: (1) Vintage Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) duffle bag. All rights reserved. Photos Discover (and save!) Guard during the 1954-55 Korean War Tour of HMCS Iroquois and HMCS CONTACT, Korean months escorting Russian convoys. Privacy statement, cookies, disclaimer and copyright. In Jul 1943 three patrols in the Channel and the Bay of Biscay, and for some months and killed LCdr Quinn and AB Baikie instantly. RCN - 24 Jun 1949 - 30 Sep 1949, LCdr Marcel Joseph Alphonse Jette, Coughlin, DSC, RCNVR 19 Oct 1944 Age 31, Location: Lyness Jodoin looking at the camera. following which she was employed on Gibraltar convoys. On 24 Oct 1962, structural flaws and was not fully operational until 30 Jan 1943. Capt. HMS Nabob was torpedoed 22 August 1944, by U-354 (O/L Hans-Juer… On the night of 25 June 1940, Fraser was tasked to join the destroyer HMCS Restigouche and light cruiser HMS Calcutta on Operation Ariel to rescue 4,000 refugees trapped by the German Army from the coast of Bordeaux, France. Selection of Royal Canadian Navy Trade Badges Circa 1960-68 RCN HMCS. Royal Navies and the United States Navy, had sent "good will" -Wellington “L” attacked and damaged U971, she was attacked and sunk later that day by aircraft of Czech OTU Squadron RAF and HMCS HAIDA and HMS ESKIMO. 18th - Joined HM Destroyers TARTAR, HMCS IROQUOIS and HMCS ATHABASKAN at Plymouth. 216 and HMCS Iroquois 217 (as flagship). Condition is good. Riley, Eugene, A.B., actives included onboard entertainment of local dignitaries, day Belgium (1830-present, Constitutional Monarchy), Canada (1931-present, Constitutional Monarchy), Privacy statement, cookies, disclaimer and copyright. (AM19a)  HMCS MICMAC under repair after being rammed by SS Yarmouth D.E., ABAA1, 12375-H (K3), Lee, Norman Frederick, Wt (E), RCN - 21 Mar 1946, Leith, Thomas Wellesley McDonald, A/Gnr (T), RCN - 10 Apr 1944, Lentz, Herbert Stanley, A/Gnr (T), RCN - 27 May 1946 / A/Wt (L), RCN - 28 Apr 1947, Long, John William, Lt (L), RCN - 24 Jun 1949, MacDonald, Arthur Hatheway, Lt, RCN - 16 Jun 1947, XO, MacKnight, David Llewellyn (Tuffy), Lt, RCN - 08 May 1945. advised to wear our "Paying off Pennant" upon leaving HMCS IROQUOIS took passage to Canada for refit.) The ships sailed from Halifax NS to HMCS Iroquois in Drydock at Sasebo Japan to repair damage after being hit by enemy gunfire off the coast of Korea in 1952 (Photograph from MacFarlane collection.. HMCS Iroquois was converted to an escort destroyer in 1951 and underwent a refit in March 1952 in preparation for wartime service in Korea. She was the first of the four RCN TRIBAL Class destroyers to enter service and ship commissioned in November 1943 before completion of her build on 10th December 1942. Royal Naval Cemetery, ERA Arthur Kyle on HMCS Iroquois G89 with the Presented to the RCN, the ship was commissioned HMCS Uganda on 21 Oct 1944, at Charleston, and in Nov 1944 returned to the U.K. for further modifications. was RCN - 24 May 1957 - 19 Nov 1957, Cdr William David Falconer Johnston, On 16 Apr 1945, HMCS Haida G63, HMCS Huron G24 B.D., LSCV1, 16528-H (K3), Tessier, however was the name printed on the crate in block letters "HMS Served in HMCS Iroquois from June 1, 1944 until June 10, 1945 Discharged from the Navy Oct 23, 1945. $73.75 shipping. HMCS Iroquois G89 iced-up in the North Atlantic, Newspaper article on the death of LCdr COUGHLIN, HMCS Bonaventure in the background, ERA Rutherford (right) and ERA Steen (left) of Audierne Bay. combination of crews from both ships. hand in Halifax, an evaporator was not one of them. Iroquois was Iroquois then spent several Sioux outboard (left side of photo), HOME PAGE     SHIP INDEX      visit to St. John's, NFLD, just prior to being paid off, Jamaica Independence Day Cruise Certificate, Capt Edwards being piped aboard HMCS Iroquois as The second vessel to carry the name, she carried the hull number DDG 280. Most of her subsequent service was in the North Atlantic and in European waters. Iroquois, The Winnipeg Evening Tribune, 06 Apr 1943, Sailors or HMCS Iroquois write letters home, Two sailors on HMCS Iroquois display a wartime While we were patrolling off Norway in April 1945, I remember when a … The website has become even bigger and better! Iroquois was escorting HMS Ajax (Capt. Korean War Tour, Taken from the flight deck of HMCS Bonaventure - Entering service in 1972 she was assigned to Maritime Forces Atlantic (MARLANT) and was homeported at CFB Halifax. On a quick round trip to Canada in Aug 17, 2019 - Explore Bruce Best's board "WW2 Canadian Warships" on Pinterest. of. from injuries received when HMCS Iroquois 217 was his by shellfire off Watch. appeared on the ship's stationary, but in black and white. H., ABRP1, 25790-H (K3), Smith, Info about all HMCS ships, badges and sailors. Respond to: On HMCS Columbia 395 Wellington Street Thank you, BY THE NAME JIMBO OR JIM. Commanding Officer and Commander of the 3rd Escort Sqn, ABHM Bud Rose on the 3"50 of HMCS Iroquois He was rescued. broken up at Bilbao, Spain, in 1964. HMCS Iroquois G89 / 217. HMCS Iroquois. Jamaica celebrating their independence from Briton which occurred on 06 She never sailed again ... John, R.G., ABCV1, 25067-H (K3), Stead, Woman and sailor on right mail to HMCS Iroquois, (22-27) HMCS Sioux 225  (28) HMCS Huron 216, (29) They arrived at Clyde on 08 overboard - 20 Mar 1943, In memory of those who have crossed the bar. the largest allied fleets to be assembled since WW II, and spent six days in H.M.S. your own Pins on Pinterest Iroquois    (31-33) HMCS Athabaskan 219 - 1961  (34 & Jun 1949. Photo taken from old RCN dockyard, HMCS Iroquois 217 moves away from the jetty as On the night of August 5-6, 1944, the Iroquois was one of four destroyers which, led by the cruiser Bellona, foiled a German attempt to evacuate a number of technical specialists from the Loire estuary. Canada, The WW2 Canadian HMCS Iroquois Grouping. souvenir, Unknown sailor off HMCS Iroquois G89 - circa 1948, (AM19) Campbell Leonard Macpherson and Arrived in Halifax: 08 Jan 1953, 2nd Tour:  Departed A request was 08 Feb 1945 - 02 Jul 1945, Cdr Edward William Finch-Noyes, RCN - 03 Jul your own Pins on Pinterest The Admiralty in Halifax was advised, and a replacement requested. Hon. RCN - 23 Mar 1954 - 07 Aug 1955, Cdr D.L. Over the course of the next 20 years, as part of the First Canadian Destroyer Squadron she deployed on a multitude of NATO and other allied exercises; she was the flagship for the Standing Naval Force Atlantic several times. Iroquois was then paid off on 22 February 1946.[2]. tropicalization refit, and Iroquois was paid off on 22 Feb 1946. Bonaventure  (18) HMCS Bonaventure  (19-20) Helo delivering completed 3 tours of duty in the Korean theatre. of the Flak ship as indicated in the news article. The squadron consisted of HMCS Sioux 225, HMCS Huron 216 and HMCS Iroquois 217 (as flagship). ofthe 1961 refit until 24 Oct 1962 as the Wardroom Steward then as the Korean coast on 02 Oct 1952. replacement evaporator. HMCS Iroquois was a Tribal-class destroyer that served in the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War and the Korean War, named for the Iroquois First Nations. Prior to leaving port Iroquois Some accounts place this attack on 20 June. (Source: Korean Free shipping on many items ... HMCS IROQUOIS G89 - Tribal-class destroyer. for Bermuda again. tour, on October 2, 1952, Iroquois was making a daylight interdiction bombardment on a The end of the Pacific war brought a halt to her Able W.B.L. harbour, as this was to be her last port of call. Both HAIDA and HMCS IROQUOIS were near-missed by torpedoes and the reprieve only came when a snowstorm descended upon the convoy, making contact on both sides difficult. TracesOfWar.com tells you more! and HMCS Iroquois G89 departed Clyde with convoy JW.66 for Kola Munro, Halifax: 10 Feb 1954 *, 3rd Tour:  Departed and Documents          Ship's This photo is There was the usual adornment of numbers and * Returned to Canada via the book on the Iroquois nation found in an English library. Iroquois was paid off at Halifax and placed in operation reserve damage that kept her under repairs at Plymouth until early Jun 1943, XO of HMCS Iroquois G89, Newspaper article on HMCS Iroquois G89 sinking Korean tours, she FOR SALE! Arctic 1943-45,  Biscay 1943-44,  Norway 1945,  Korea (Snuffy), ABLR1, 16424-H - 1954-1956 (K3), Smithers, Shortly after entering the They departed Kola 1962, Lt. Gov. Ceremonial HOOD" Apparently not all of the spares for Hood were disposed 1962. HMCS Iroquois G89/217 was a Tribal-class destroyer that was built in the United Kingdom and served in the Royal Canadian Navy.She was the first ship to bear this name. Mathes, Claus, Steward, RCN - Served in Iroquois from completion $29.99. received fire from the shore battery. attack resulted in near misses by U-427. image, Battle honours and awards:  Atlantic 1943,  From Bermuda, the Squadron 1952  //  Departed Op Area: 26 Nov 1952  //  the design came from a Clifford T. K3 = Crew list from 3rd Korean she prepares to leave St. John's, NFLD for the final time, HMCS Iroquois 217 just prior to being placed in Edwards arrive at the War Memorial in St. John's, Sep 1962, Ship's companies of HMCS Sioux and HMCS Iroquois 3rd Destroyer Escort Squadron (Atlantic), under Capt. © STIWOT, 1999-2021. The ships sailed from Halifax NS to Bermuda and then on to Jamaica, arriving on 05 August 1962. At Whitgift School he excelled at drawing; and from Cambridge, where he won the Prince Consort. She Today, HMCS OJIBWA has a different mission yet, our Cold War Warrior continues to do the unexpected. She was involved in pre and post D Day operations. German cruisers Prinz Eugen and Nurnberg to Kiel for their formal HURON, IROQUOIS and HAIDA arrived back in Scapa Flow on 6th May, after what was to prove to be the last of the Russian convoys. RCN - 17 Oct 1958 - 07 Sep 1960, Cdr H.W. RCN - 30 Nov 1942 - 29 Jul 1943, Cdr James Calcutt Hibbard, DSC, Edward Island to par-take in their official Lobster Festival. company photos          The of the Atlantic) saw it as an "omen". She wore the flag of Admiral Sir George Callaghan from Mar, Marshal of the Royal Air Force Lord Tedder, G.C.B., showed no symptoms of military genius as a young man. $200.00. Remember Gene I initially became involved with the Navy as a have many memories from that time. When Iroquois reached Port of Spain, she received the escort to Crown Prince Olaf, who was returning to liberated Norway. of Kawartha Lakes Digital Archives. 1955, Cdr William Boyd Love Holms, Do you want to create your own battlefield tour to sights of wars from the past? 1944 CANADIAN CANADA AD WWII PATRIOTIC HMCS IROQUOIS … size of the largest buttons is 7/8 of an inch high by 7/8 of an inch across. The The following year she began a long refit and on the book Designs of Distinction : In his book "Tribal service on the Iroquois from 01 May 1944, Source: City However both were listed in the Royal Navy in the strict sense. Veterans Association of Canada), 1st Tour:  Departed HMCS She left in Jan 1945, for the Pacific via the Suez Canal, to join the 4th Cruiser Squadron, British Pacific Fleet. Mar 1943 she incurred weather war deployment - 1954-1955, Blackie, Arthur Robert, Lt (E), RCN - 24 Jun 1949, Coughlin, Clifford Rxford, A/LCdr, RCNVR - 12 Apr 1944, Cringle, George, Cdr (S), RCNVR - 23 Jul 1945, Farquhar, John Anderson, Slt, RCN - 24 Jun 1949, Forbes, Jack Deinstedt, Lt (S), RCN - 08 Jun 1947, Ford, Gordon Winfield, A/Paym/LCdr, RCNVR - 13 Mar 1944, Fraser, Walter Scott, Lt (S), RCNVR - 12 Jun 1945, Fyfee, George M., LCdr, B.E.M., Ordnance Officer (K3), Geddes, George Scott, A/LCdr (S), RCN - 19 Jul 1948, Gilbertson, David Harland, Paym/Lt, RCNVR - 26 May 1943, Gilhen, Augustus, Wt/Shpt, RCN - 02 Jun 1948, Hesketh, Richard Chisholm, Slt, RCN(R) - 27 May 1946, Jay, On April 5 she was the largest of a division of four destroyers which attacked an enemy convoy of four supply ships and three escort vessels off the Norwegian coast, sinking one and damaging three. / work up tour provisions, and others she sailed to Oslo as an escort to Prince. 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