For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Charles Hector Rousseau

 

Steward, V85988, RCNVR

 

Died: 06 Mar 2005, Rimouski, Quebec

 

Charles recounted to his son how they captured U-570 and that they were in the port of Halifax when the ammunition warehouse exploded - "The darkness of the night went as bright as daylight."

 

(Webmaster's note: the explosion was at the ammunition depot at the Bedford Magazine on 18 Jul 1945)

 

Ships served in:

HMCS NIAGARA

HMCS KAPUSKASING

 

(1) Steward Rousseau  (2) Certificate of Service  (3-5) Steward Charles Rousseau - taken during the war

 

Courtesy of Pierre Rousseau

 

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