Radio Room of St Roch

ST. ROCH RADIO ROOM Developed by: John Gilbert VE3CXL, Tom Brent and Jerry Proc VE3FAB This web document describes the radio fittings aboard the RCMP vessel St. Roch during her service life.  Also, the intent is to capture the essence of the vessel’s communications with other stations. Many radio items requisitioned for the ship could not be verified  as being delivered or implemented..  However, the requisitions are an official part of the ship’s history so these  radios are noted for the record. . Every effort has been made to provide…

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Assistance Needed for HMCS Athabaskan (I) 75th Anniversary Memorial

Hello Everyone, Blair Gilmore, SLt (Ret’d), CD is trying to track down the logbook of his great granduncle AB William Dearl Trickett, RCNVR, Stoker (1st Class), V38773 who served in Athabaskan G07. This is in support of the 75th anniversary of the sinking of G07 next year Here is an extract from his e-mail. “Complicating matters as I continued to dig, his surviving son out in Victoria had financial issues and is estranged from the family. He must have liquidated his father’s possessions because I turned up an old Ebay…

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