HMCS Oakville

By Joseph P. Kearney who served in the Canadian Navy from 1952 to 1977, and is a member of the Chief and Petty Officer’s Associations on both coasts. He is a freelance writer who has published a number of stories about the wartime Canadian Navy, some of which he has kindly made available to the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust. He now makes his home in Victoria, BC.


HMCS Burlington

By Joseph P. Kearney who served in the Canadian Navy from 1952 to 1977, and is a member of the Chief and Petty Officer’s Associations on both coasts. He is a freelance writer who has published a number of stories about the wartime Canadian Navy, some of which he has kindly made available to the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust. He now makes his home in Victoria, BC.


A Brief Overview of the RCN in WW II

by CPO1 Pat Devenish

During recent discussions with the organization of Canada’s Canadian Naval Memorial which most of us see as HMCS Sackville, it was determined that educating the general population of Canada as well as those in uniform is key in bringing to the forefront, the importance of maintaining Canada’s Naval heritage in the form of HMCS Sackville. So your first question may well be “Why is a stoker (engineer) Chief telling me all this?” In answer to that question, …..click here to read more