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HMCS YUKON 263

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Bell from HMCS Yukon on display at the Government of Yukon Administration Building

Crossing the Line (Equator) Certificate for P2BN Kellrman, HMCS Yukon - 18 Sep 1967 during the 1967 Australian Cruise

Courtesy of Bill Kellerman

     

HMCS Yukon's Weapons Underwater (WU) crew, on the beach, Punta Arenas Costa Rica, 1969

Courtesy of Tom Alexander, ABWU

Mortars on HMCS Yukon 263

Courtesy of Tom Alexander, ABWU

HMCS Yukon - 2 Mess - Sigs and Sparkers - 1972

Courtesy of Brian Jones

HMCS Yukon - 2 Mess - Sigs and Sparkers - 1972

Left to right, Don "Brutus" MacMillan, Fester Boyle, Earle Corn and Kevin Greening

Courtesy of Brian Jones

Stu Olsen and Mike Wright in the main cafeteria on HMCS Yukon circa 1983

Courtesy of Dave Tomblin

"Last tot on board HMCS Yukon"

Doug Wylie, Bob "Smokey" McLean yeoman and George Harvey Walton

Courtesy of George Harvey Walton

Stoker's table on the Yukon in the early 1980s.

Courtesy of Dale Rawson

Officers and men of HMCS Yukon bow their heads in prayer during the ceremony that marked the lowering of the White Ensign and raising of the new Canadian Flag, February 15, 1965. 

Source: CROWSNEST Magazine, Vol 17, No.3&4, March/April 1965

Newspaper article on the collision between HMCS Yukon and USS Kitty Hawk

Date and newspaper unknown

Newspaper article on the collision between HMCS Yukon and USS Kitty Hawk

Wed., January 19, 1983

Cartoon about the collision between HMCS Yukon and Uss Kitty Hawk

HMCS Yukon Sigs - SAMPLOY 1980

Front Row (L-R) AB Jim Thom, PO2 Doug "Chopper" Ewing, PO2 Gerald "Red" or "Rooster" Macomb

Back Row (R-L) LS Tim Kyle (in hat), AB Wayne "Soupy" - the two on the left in the back are reservists and names are not known.

Courtesy of Tim Kyle

HMCS Kootenay - Sparker / Sig Branch

Nimitz Beach Hawaii 1985

Back Row (L-R) - Carl Milson, Unknown, Yoland Leclerc, Jeff Essex, Bob McGinley, Les Calder, Donny Gour

Middle Row (L-R) Greg Quelle, Ben Chenier, Billy Burton, Gilles Fournell, Steve Hutchings, Ron Carriere

Front Row (L-R) Guy Kostello, Jake Jakowbowski

Courtesy of Mike Engeland

"Tanning Stations" on HMCS Yukon en route to Hawaii in 1985

Courtesy of Mike Engeland

Crossing the line on HMCS Yukon - Soploy 86 en route to Australia

Mario Lebreque - "No way he was getting away"

Courtesy of Mike Engeland

HMCS YUKON circa 1975

Courtesy of Robert Berbeck

Dale Rawson - HMCS Yukon's "Captain for the day"

Cdr (Ordinary Seaman) Dale Rawson with Ordinary Seaman (Cdr) Boivin, December 1979

Courtesy of Dale Rawson



Christening of Mike McDougall on HMCS Yukon - 25 Feb 1979

 

Top photo: PO2 Keith McDougall, Padre J.F. Coutts holding Mike McDougall and Betty McDougall

 

Middle photo: Ship's bell of HMCS Yukon during the christening of Mike McDougall

 

Bottom photo:  PO2 Keith McDougall on quarterdeck of HMCS Yukon while Padre J.F. Coutts pours the christening water into the harbour. Officer of the day with AB Boyd as the side is piped

 

Courtesy of Keith McDougall

Tot time in 2 Mess on HMCS Yukon - circa 1972

Courtesy of Brian Jones

HMCS Yukon entering Sydney, Australia, 1967

Courtesy of Don Little

The christening ceremony of Dean Jones on HMCS Yukon in Halifax, 1974

 

        

 

Courtesy of Brian Jones

Newspaper article on HMCS Yukon 263's transfer from Halifax to Esquimalt dated 05 Jan 1965

Courtesy of Art Moore

HMCS Yukon Beer / Cigarette Card

Courtesy of Art Moore

A souvenir from Italy

Courtesy of Art Moore

HMCS Yukon crossing the Arctic Cirlce - circa 1972/73

Courtesy of Pat O'Boyle

Unknown and John Palframan storing ship

HMCS Yukon circa 1964-65

Courtesy of Mike Cashaback

Al Bostrom and Dave Davies

HMCS Yukon circa 1964-65

Courtesy of Mike Cashaback

HMCS Yukon on Gatun Lake, Panama circa 1964-65

Courtesy of Mike Cashaback

Uknown, Al Bostrom, L. Solomon, George Bailey

HMCS Yukon circa 1964-65

Courtesy of Mike Cashaback

G. Dingley on HMCS Yukon circa 1964-65

Courtesy of Mike Cashaback

John Boyle on HMCS Yukon circa 1964-65

Courtesy of Mike Cashaback

Urhig, Dingley, Kiley on HMCS Yukon circ 1964-65

Courtesy of Mike Cashaback

Norm Kimber, Al Laidlaw by the Little Mermaid statue, Copenhagen, Denmark

HMCS Yukon circa 1964-65

Courtesy of Mike Cashaback

Norm Kimber with HMCS Yukon in the background, circa 1964-65

Courtesy of Mike Cashaback

Unknown, Wayne Harris and Jim Grady

HMCS Yukon circa 1964-95

Courtesy of Mike Cashaback

Invitation to HMCS Yukon's Paying Off Dinner

Courtesy of Dean Lang



Yukon today.  Dive photos of the former HMCS Yukon at Mission Bay in 2013

Courtesy of Photographer: Michael Kazma 2013

Copyright Owner: Michael Kazma / Shark Chums

 

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