In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Ronald Charles Grigg Merriam


Lieutenant-Commander, O-51370, RCN(R)


Born: 26 Jul 1916


Died: 20 Oct 1987, Ottawa, Ontario


MERRIAM, Ronald Charles Grigg - In 1953 he was a lawyer in Ottawa, ON.


Ships served in:

HMCS VENTURE (Depot Ship Halifax) - Appointed to Venture, For Duty at Saint John, NB, 14 Dec 1940 as a SLt, RCNVR (seniority 18 Dec 1939) (Navy List Feb 1941)

HMCS CAPTOR II (Depot Ship Saint John) - Appointed to Captor II 14 Dec 1940 as a SLt, RCNVR (Navy List Jul 1941). Appointed Lt, RCNVR (seniority 18 Dec 1941) (Navy List Dec 1941)

HMCS HOCHELAGA - Appointed to Hochelaga 10 Aug 1942 as a Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Sep 1942)

HMCS TRAIL - Appointed to Trail 25 Jan 1943 as a Lt, RCNVR (Navy List Aug 1943)

HMCS INGONISH - 4th Commanding Officer.  Appointed to Ingonish 05 Apr 1944 as a Lt, RCNVR, CO (Navy List May 1944)

HMCS TROIS RIVIERES - 5th Commanding Officer.  Appointed to Trois Rivieres 13 Sep 1944 as a Lt, RCNVR, CO (Navy List Nov 1944). Seniority backdated to 18 Jun 1940 (Navy List Nov 1944)

HMCS EASTVIEW - 6hth Commanding Officer.  Appointed to Eastview 08 Dec 1944 as a Lt, RCNVR, CO (Navy List Jan 1945). Appointed A/LCdr, RCNVR (Navy List May 1945)

* Retired List as a LCdr, RCN(R) (seniority 10 Oct 1945) (Nay List Apr 1946)

HMCS CARLETON - Appointed to Carleton 24 Feb 1949 as a LCdr, RCN(R) (Navy List Jan 1950)

HMCS CARLETON (Retired List) - as a LCdr, RCN(R) (seniority 9 yrs, 349 days) (Navy List Jul 1957).  Last noted on the retired list in the Navy List for Jan 1960 as a LCdr, RCN(R) at HMCS CARLETON.



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