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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


Capital Iron and Metal, Victoria BC


Ogden Point Yard 1948-1949


In 1947, Capital Iron and Metal, Victoria, BC purchased 15 warships from War Assets Disposal for breaking up.  Below are various photos of these ships at the Ogden Point Yard in 1948 - 1949 being broken up. They are published here courtesy of Ron Greene, Capital Iron and Metal, Victoria, BC.


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(below) Capital Iron photos from other sources



HMCS Jonquiere and HMCS Stettler at Capital Iron awaiting the breaker's hammer

Courtesy of Robbie Robertson