For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

Horatio Nelson Lay, O.B.E., M.I.D, Cross of Valour (Poland)

 

Rear-Admiral, RCN

 

Born: 23 Jan 1903, Skagway, Arkansas, USA          Died: 08 May 1988, Perth, Ontario

 

Ships served in:  

HMS RESOLUTION

HMS CLOUD

HMCS PATRICIAN

HMS TIGER

HMS REPULSE

HMCS SKEENA - Appointed to Skeena 10 Jun 1931 as Lt, RCN

HMCS VANCOUVER

HMCS GASPE

HMCS RESTIGOUCHE

HMS NABOB - 1st (and only) Commanding Officer. Survived the torpedoing of HMS Nabob

 

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