In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar

 

George William White

 

Telegraphist, RCNVR

 

Died: 2007 age 86

 

George enlisted in the RCNVR in 1942 and after training as a Telegraphist served briefly on the west coast then was drafted to STONE TOWN where he spend the rest of the war.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS STONE TOWN

 

 

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(GW01) Tel George White (right) ashore with unknown friend

(GW02) "In front of the St Johns Tavern VE Day"

(GW03) "Temporary Homes made out of Nissen Huts. Bexley Heath"

 

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(GW04) Seaman George White

(GW05) Ord. Tel George White

(GW06) Tel George White "On Leave"

(GW07) "At Bowen Island 1945"

(GW08) "In the good old summertime"

 

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(GW09) "A weekend in Montreal"

 


 

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(GW10) Telegraphist Course YU Class - Graduating 10 Dec 1942

HMCS ST HYACINTHE

 


 

HMCS STONE TOWN K531

 

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(GW11) Looking forward from the quarterdeck on HMCS STONE TOWN K531

(GW12) The White Ensign on HMCS STONE TOWN K531

(GW13) Aft of the Starboard gun tub on the boat deck, looking forward on HMCS STONE TOWN K531

(GW14) "Beneath the 12 pounder" on HMCS STONE TOWN K531

(GW15) Merchant Aircraft Carrier (Mac)

 

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(GW16) "Framed" - Unknown sailor on HMCS STONE TOWN K531

(GW17) PO Tel Jack Marr on HMCS STONE TOWN K531

(GW18) Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, Halifax 1945

(GW19) George Kearny, Al Rae, Don Larson, Bill Homes, PO Tel Jack Marr on HMCS STONE TOWN K531

(GW20) Frank Bridget of Victoria on HMCS STONE TOWN K531

 


 

Convoy ONS.50

Liverpool, England to Halifax, NS

11-29 May 1945

 

RCN Convoy escorts: HMCS STONE TOWN, HMCS LEASIDE, HMCS HUMBERSTONE, HMCS POUNDMAKER, HMCS COBALT, HMCS DAUPHIN, HMCS DAWSON, HMCS EDMUNSTON

 

During this convoy, U-225, initially discovered by an aircraft, surrendered to HMCS STONE TOWN before being turned over to British warships and then STONE TOWN continued on as SO of her Escort Group for Convoy ONS.50

 

 

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(GW21) Leaving Europe in convoy after VE Day

(GW22) HMCS POUNDMAKER K675

(GW23) HMCS EDMUNDSTON K106

 

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Manoeuvers

(GW24-GW25) "90 Turn to port" - HMCS HUMBERSTONE K497 following astern of HMCS STONE TOWN K531

(GW26) HMCS LEASIDE K492

(GW27-GW28) HMCS LEASIDE K492 and HMCS HUMBERSTONE K497 taking position in line astern of HMCS STONE TOWN K531

 

 

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(GW29-GW31)The Surrender of U-225 to HMCS STONE TOWN K531 - 13 May 1945

 


 

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(GW32) Unknown sailor by the signal lamp on HMCS STONE TOWN K531 at St. John's, Newfoundland

(GW33) Unknown sailor on HMCS STONE TOWN K531 at St. John's, Newfoundland

(GW34) HMCS STONE TOWN SO C8 at Wolfe's Cove, Quebec

(GW35) Isle de France at Halifax

 

 

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(GW36) Article on former German U-boat U-190 being sunk as a target ship off Halifax

 


 

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