For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 


Basil John Clarke Dibben, M.I.D.


Lieutenant Commander (E) (A/E), RCN


Born: 25 Oct 1923, London, England


Died: 09 Dec 1971, Port Alberni, British Columbia


Ships served in - RCN:


HMCS NEW LISKEARD - Served in New Liskeard for training in 1951 as a Lt(E), RCN

HMCS MAGNIFICENT - Served in Magnificent for Engine Room training in 1952 as a Lt(E), RCN and in 1955 as Air Engineer Officer VS-880

HMCS CAPE BRETON - Served in Cape Breton in 1957 as Training Officer as Lt(E), RCN. Note: He was with the apprentice school in HMCS Cape Breton in Halifax and then transferred to Esquimalt with the program when they built the new school in Naden in 1958.

HMCS SKEENA - Served in Skeena in 1960 as Engineering Officer as LCdr(E), RCN

HMCS BRUNSWICKER - Served in Brunswicker in 1966 Brunswicker on Staff of Principal Naval Overseer Maritimes and Resident Naval Overseer Saint John

HMCS PROVIDER - Served in Provider in 1967 (in refit)


* For more info on his career and appointments in the Royal Navy and shore appointments in the RCN - see his Service Bio on the Nauticapedia website



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