For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


They made the Ultimate Sacrifice 


Frederick Charles Staines


Supply Assistant, V23788, RCNVR


Born: 19 Dec 1919, Montreal, Quebec


Died: 22 Aug 1944 at sea


Book of Remembrance


STAINES, Frederick Charles, SA, V23788, RCNVR, MPK - 22 Aug 1944, HMS NABOB - Son of John and Elizabeth Staines, of Montreal, QC.


SA Staines died when his ship, HMS NABOB, was hit by a torpedo from U-354 which resulted in the loss of 21 of NABOB'S crew. NABOB made it back to port but was never repaired. She was later paid off and sold for scrap.


Ships served in:


HMS NABOB - Drafted to Nabob 16 Dec 1943 as a SA, RCNVR 


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(1-2) Service Summary  (3) Report of Death  (4) Letter to SA Staines' mother informing her of details on the torpedoing of HMS Nabob and her son's death



Second World War Casualty Index