For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

David Hugh Patrick Ryan

 

Captain, O-64600, RCN / C.A.F.

 

Born: 28 Aug 1923, Montreal, Quebec           Died: 04 Dec 2002, Ottawa, Ontario

 

Ships served in:  

MONTREAL DIVISION RCNVR (HMCS MONTREAL)

HMCS MATAPEDIA - Appointed to Matapedia 26 Jul 1943 as a SLt, RCNVR (Navy List Aug 1943). Appointed A/Lt (seniority 29 Aug 1943) (Navy List Feb 1944)

USS PHILIPPINE SEA - 1950

HMCS MAGNIFICENT - Appointed to Magnificent 03 May 1952, CO 871 Squadron, as LCdr (P), RCN (Navy List Jul 1952)

HMCS HAIDA - Appointed to Haida 06 Dec 1954 as LCdr (P), RCN, Gunnery Officer (Navy List Apr 1955)

HMCS ST LAURENT - Served in St Laurent in 1955 as XO (Nauticapedia)

HMCS KOOTENAY - Appointed to Kootenay 19 Sep 1962 as Cdr, RCN, CO. 3rd Commanding Officer

HMCS SAGUENAY - 9th Commanding Officer

COMMANDER FIRST CANADIAN ESCORT SQUADRON - 1967

 

Newspaper article on LCdr Ryan serving in USS Philippine Sea

The Halifax Mail-Star 30 Oct 1950

Research by / courtesy of George Newburh

 

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