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Maintaining Freedom, Mid N.Atlantic 1966
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No: 1714   Contributor: Ken Watson   Year: 1966   Manufacturer: Unknown
Maintaining Freedom, Mid N.Atlantic 1966

HMCS Columbia DDE 260 'Hunting Ivans Boomers' East of Bermuda Spring 1966. Seems we were never home in those days. Long enough for refits and back out. Quite a different story today. Seems like the 30's!
Picture added on 05 April 2007
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I was on that trip.It was pretty rough if I remember correctly.I served as a storesman on board (ABST4).I don't remember you but there were over 200 on board.

Added by Alford Henderson on 26 October 2008.
Hi Alf: I was an Engineering Technician so didn't have much contact with the Fishy Folks aboard. I was in Columbia mid 1965 until just before she went to the West Coast. Cheers, Ken

Added by Ken Watson on 26 October 2008.
Hi Ken,
Just looking at yours pictures you have posted here - I also was on the Columbia in 1966. I was an RP(Radar Plotter) and spent most time in the ops room. I guess I was on board when this picture was taken as well. I was looking for a picture of the Columbia at Expo 67 when we ran across your pictures, I would be interested in what photos you might have.

Added by John Reid on 07 March 2009.
Hi John: Several hundreds, please be specific, I'd be more than pleased to share them with ex Hairys, All best wishes, Ken. Please eMail me.K

Added by Ken Watson on 07 March 2009.
Hi Ken - Could you inbox me please "thereids@ns.sympatico.ca"

Added by John Reid on 28 November 2010.
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