For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Charles Frances Hamm, C.D.


Master Seaman, Clearance Diver, RCN / C.A.F.


Born: 30 Nov 1938, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia


Died: 09 Apr 1973, Halifax, Nova Scotia


MS Charles Hamm died in a motorcycle accident on 09 Apr 1973, while enroute to his ship, HMCS GRANBY, which was tied up at French Cable Wharf, Dartmouth. He left behind a widow with six children, and one on the way.


Ships served in:

HMCS BONAVENTURE - Served in Bonaventure as a naval gunner

HMCS GRANBY - Served in Granby as a clearance diver


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Courtesy of Michael Hamm



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