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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Woodburn Stratford Thomson


Lieutenant, RCNVR


Died: 15 Sep 1989, Toronto, Ontario


Ships served in:

RCNVR DIVISION CALGARY - Listed as an A/Lt, RCNVR, seniority 15 Apr 1940. Called up 29 Apr 1940 (Navy List Apr 1940)

HMCS STONE FRIGATE - Appointed to Stone Frigate 29 Apr 1940 as an A/Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Jun 1940)

RCN BARRACKS ESQUIMALT - Appointed to RCN Barracks Esquimalt, For Disposal or Under Training 26 Jun 1940 as an A/Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Aug 1940)

HMC NAVAL BASE, PRINCE RUPERT - Appointed to HMC Naval Base, Prince Rupert 04 Sep 1940 as an A/Lt, RCNVR. Appointed Lt (seniority 15 Apr 1940) (Navy List Dec 1940)

HMCS GIVENCHY - Appointed to Givenchy 30 Jun 1941 as a Lt, RCNVR, Add'l For Disposal (Navy List Jul 1941)

HMCS NADEN III - Appointed to Naden III 16 Jul 1941 as a Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Aug 1941)

HMCS SACKVILLE - Appointed to Sackville 19 Aug 1943 as a Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Aug 1943)

HMCS STADACONA - Appointed to Stadacona 31 Jul 1944, Add'l For Disposal or Under Training - for Command Course as a Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Nov 1944)

HMCS STADACONA - Appointed to Stadacona, Staff of Capt (D) 19 Oct 1944 as a Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Jan 1945)

HMCS LUNENBURG - Appointed to Lunenburg 12 Dec 1944 as a Lt, RCNVR, Commanding Officer (Navy List Mar 1945).  4th Commanding Officer 23 Dec 1944 - 23 Jul 1945 (Macpherson-Burgess - Ships of Canada's Naval Forces 1910-1981)



Lt Woodburn Thomson - front, 1st on right



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