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HMC Ships Mackenzie and Fraser @ Hong Kong 1964
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No: 957   Contributor: Ken Watson   Year: 1964   Manufacturer: Unknown   Country: Hong Kong
HMC Ships Mackenzie and Fraser @ Hong Kong 1964

HMC Ships Mackenzie and Fraser @ Hong Kong 1964. Ships visit HongKong on return from Exercise Jet64.
Picture added on 08 February 2007
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Hi, I was on this ship (HMCS Mackenzie) in 1976. I was part of the crew, it was a training exercise threw Sea Cadets. We went to Hawaii from Vancouver and back, it was a three week trip. We took one week to get there, one week docked in Pearl harbour, then one week back. It was a hell of experience, I will never forget it. While we were at sea, we had the chance to be part of everyday duties. I was 16 years old when this all happened, I thank the Burns Lake B.C. Sea Cadets for the opportunity of a lifetime.

Added by Bill Dell Jr on 05 January 2009.
I remember fondly my time serving on Mackenzie. This stop in Hong Kong was especially memorable. ABWU Lawrence Washburn 55354

Added by Lawrence J Washburn on 05 March 2009.
Hi Lawrence good to hear from you. Half my Apprentice term were in Mac and our half in Fraser on this cruise, Great Experience. Cheers K.Watson 54719.

Added by Ken Watson on 05 March 2009.
I was an ABFC on the MacKenzie when she went to Japan for Expo. Fanastoic voyage and a great time had.

Added by Jim Stewart on 27 October 2009.
I served from 1982 to 1985 aboard the mighty Mac. Radar Plotter. Great ship and crew, enjoyed my experience. Made all 3 cruises - south america, south pacific and far east. Will never forget her!

Added by Kenneth Bokor on 21 August 2010.
Hi Larry, another Mackenzie original from 8 mess take care Dave Geruski absn. 55717

Added by Dave Geruski on 27 August 2010.
Dave Geruski, Great to see your post Dave.Thks Ken Watson, Lawrence Washburn, lwashburn@shaw.ca

Added by Lawrence Washburn on 01 September 2010.
Your very welcome Lawrence. All best wishes, Ken.

Added by Ken Watson on 01 September 2010.
Wow! incredible memories are all coming back looking thru the Fraser days. I served On Jetex64 Sailor Hat, 2 Kahoolawe Blasts and took her through the Canal to Montreal for the Helicopter decks to be put on. Exciting time going past Cuba and chasing subs. My Far East experience was by far the most outstanding in my life. I would appreciate pics if anyone has them of this time as I took very few. Especially xing the line and those hard tack biscuits. Rick Burgess 57467

Added by Rick Burgess on 12 November 2011.
Attach posted to the Mac for four months when Chaudière was in refit.

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Added by Wayne Reardon on 29 June 2013.
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