In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar

 

Eugene Vernon Miller

 

RCN

 

Died: 09 Jul 2008

 

MILLER, Eugene Vernon - Peacefully passed away on July 9, 2008. Beloved husband of Helene. Dear father of Heather (Ross MacWhirter), Michael (Danielle Morin), Beecher, Jeanie and Rene. He leaves six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Also mourned by his step-daughters Geraldine (Jean Christie) and Sharon (Michael Bower). He will be dearly missed by family and friends. Visitation at on Friday, July 11 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Legion and White Ensign service will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2008 starting at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Quebec Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS MAGNIFICENT

HMCS BONAVENTURE

 

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EM02

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HMCS MAGNIFICENT & HMCS MICMAC Mediterranean Cruise  - 1951

(1) Album cover

(2) HMCS MAGNIFICENT and HMS OCEAN, Malta

(3) HMCS MAGNIFICENT entering Naples Italy

(4) Sight-seeing in Naples

  (5) Gibraltar - Photo taken from HMCS MAGNIFICENT

 

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EM07

EM08

EM09

EM10

HMCS MAGNIFICENT & HMCS MICMAC Mediterranean Cruise  - 1951

(6) Mount Vesuvius as seen from Naples Harbour - Photo take from HMCS MAGNIFICENT

(7) Ruins of Pompei, Italy

(8) Capri

(9) Capri

(10) "Marine Grande", Capri

 

EM11

EM12

EM13

EM14

HMCS MAGNIFICENT & HMCS MICMAC Mediterranean Cruise  - 1951

(11) Unknown place in the Mediterranean

(12) Unknown place in the Mediterranean

(13) Valetta, Malta

(14) Halfar, Malta - 1951

 

EM15

EM16

(EM15) HMCS MICMAC 214 at Naples

(EM16) HMS OCEAN at Malta

 


 

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EM18

EM19

EM20

EM21

(EM17-EM21) Flight deck operations on HMCS BONAVENTURE circa 1966

 

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EM23

(EM22) HMCS BONAVENTURE post 1966-67 refit

(EM23) Divisions on the flight deck of HMCS BONAVENTURE - circa 1966

 

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EM25

EM26

EM27

On January 12th, Bonaventure departed Halifax as the flagship of the largest Canadian task group ever to sail for South America. Under the Command of Commodore J.C. O’Brien was the fleet replenishment ship Provider; the mobile repair ship Cape Scott; destroyers Nipigon, Saguenay, Kootenay, Skeena, Annapolis and Restigouche and the RN submarine Acheron. On the 21st they were joined by four West Coasters, the destroyer escort St. Croix; frigates Antigonish and Stettler; and submarine Grilse.

 

(EM24) HMCS BONAVENTURE with HMCS SKEENA 207 astern - circa 1966

(EM25) HMCS BONAVENTURE with HMCS SKEENA 207 and HMCS RESTIGOUCHE 257 as escorts(EM26) (EM26) “Enroute to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, the new Canadian Replenishment Ship, HMCS PROVIDER tops up BONNIE and her destroyer screen”.

(EM27) Canadian Task Group enroute to Brazil - 1966

 


 

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