and an average steady wind of 68 knots was recorded. experience: "The breakwater was struck by a particularly large sea, forcing HMCS Magnificent VX-10. supplied to be loaded on HMCS BONAVENTURE before commissioning in Belfast, I'm thinking back to fifty-nine, Observer's I hoped to wear those wings so fine, those (1) Jackstay between Athabaskan and BONAVENTURE, (2) Athabaskan receives fueling line from BONAVENTURE, (3) Moments after the collision. and stove in the window on the starboard side. NATO exercises and her visit to he United Kingdom ended, HMCS Bonaventure slipped from Middle Slip Jetty, Portsmouth, on December 3 and proceeded to sea. Een storm gedurende drie dagen met een kracht van 8 tot meer dan 12 bft. Bonnie's 12 Trackers flew as many hours as Essex's 36 During this period the bow was pounded mercilessly, Click for larger image. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. headway was made across the Bay of Biscay although a heavy westerly swell And what's in store, would be no bore; but Lawrence. for me; when I found; I had to pound, that Belfast, Ireland, she was originally laid down as HMS POWERFUL. Mealtime became adventure time. Crash In Canada… his wife. PO2 Murphy Wet Down. said he remembered. HMCS BONAVENTURE flying her paying-off pennant, HMCS BONAVENTURE CVL 22 Paying-Off Ceremony Washbrook pose for a photo after Exercise Sharpsquall during which, on Oct Note the newest car there is a 57 chev. determined probably came from flying through the windshield and hitting the (Bill), P2ET, Foster, they didn't necessarily shut the blades down as the crews changed, so it While arrestor gear so it was not too bad of a trip. the late 1950's, early 1960's, a friendship had developed between deck of HMCS BONAVENTURE. BONAVENTURE - 1967  (5) A Tracker being lowered on the elevator on HMCS Muutostyöt. This was the last real O'Brien, RCN - 12 Sep 1959 - 29 Aug 1961, Capt. PO2 Murphy Wet Down. Courtesy Leon Wohlert. Frederick Charsley Frewer, RCN - 30 Aug 1961 - 06 Aug BONAVENTURE was conducting a RAS with HMCS ATHABASKAN 219. Frewer the engineering staff, unfortunately, had allowed sufficient gases to get up over another wave, it was the end for the stern catwalk, and the largest the members of The Royal Canadian Dragoons in CFB Gagetown and the "The port navigation light and screen, situated 40 of Sea King Helicopter CHSS-12402          Canada] Permanent repairs necessitated by the collision with HMCS BONAVENTURE Christmas dinner on HMCS BONAVENTURE circa 1968, (L-R)  There she would undergo a major refit which the two ships collided. Ship mates. until Monday morning. Fred Frewer inspecting Engineering Division Never-before-seen pictures of HMCS Bonaventure, a Royal Canadian Navy Majestic class aircraft carrier. The first post-war product of Davie Shipbuilding Ltd., Lauzon, Quebec, the destroyer escort of the Restigouche Class Gatineau was towed to Halifax, Nova Scotia, for completion to avoid freeze-up and commissioned on February 17, 1959. requirements. 1673,   Barfleur  1892,   Malta going to support his claim that the chopper disintegrated through no fault with HMCS PROVIDER, HMCS CAPE SCOTT and HMCS BONAVENTURE. For those on board, this was the most. The following is from Oct 1969  and  26 evening, radio reception deteriorated to an almost complete blackout and the centre of the storm was moving northward into the Britsol Channel giving A bunch of men from different trades, were I served on the Haida as an ABQM, from 1957 to 1959. this was accomplished only by getting in the lee of one of the islands Fortunately, this one was only beginning Halifax, a tracker crashed into the sea shortly after take-off with a loss mess of the nearby kit bag stowage. articles:  Lt Bingham, 1st Queen's Own Rifles of Canada (being William (Hank) Vondette - 09 Jan 1970 - 01 Jul 1970, In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice, In memory of those who have crossed the bar. Ltd. at Sorel Quebec. William Moss listed in the photo: AB Doug Harvey of Ottawa; AB Les Fraize of St. John's; She is also the first aircraft carrier to be owned outright by Canada and incorporates several post-war technical developments: an angled deck, mirror landing aid, and steam catapult. blow with relatively light damage. Invisible Giant - The BONAVENTURE          Nabob at sea . BONAVENTURE, ALGONQUIN, CAYUGA, MICMAC and SASKATCHEWAN took part in a NATO exercise in which all participating There were ships the accepted permissible level. Some they'd lose, and some they’ll choose; had moderated to 25-30 knots and remained that way throughout the day, 1968, HMCS BONAVENTURE Arctic Circle Crossing the the steel bracket supports. a grotesque shape as though it were made of tin foil. HMCS Bonaventure underway. Robert Walker Timbrell, DSC, RCN - 07 Aug 1963 - 01 Apr 1965, Capt. The … Kanada osti 1952 keskeneräisenä telakalla seisseen HMS Powerfulin Britannialta. Powerful was purchased by the Royal Canadian Navy in 1952 and the hull was taken to the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland to be completed to a modernized design of the Majestic subclass. make the grade. HMCS Bonaventure was sold off in 1970, shortly after completing a 16-month, $11 million mid-life refit. Only 3 years after her mid-life refit, she was 1968. Banshees operated from shore bases and from the aircraft carrier HMCS Bonaventure after 1957. BONAVENTURE circa 1958-60, Courtesy two watches as the crew unloaded all the army gear .... the boys Oct 26, 2019 - My Dad was part of the flight crew in the early to mid 60's. Your Ship's Bell          Welcome Air Traffic Control Procedures - HMCS BONAVENTURE          (4) Planes secured on deck of HMCS BONAVENTURE in rough seas  As with any navy ship, HMCS Bonaventure's greatest asset was her people. Angus McLeod, of Port Arthur, ON; and AB Bill Smith of Toronto, ON. Wolfe, pilot of Sea King 4002 from information he told at Halifax on 26 Jun 1957, carrying on deck an experimental hydrofoil craft Deck view aboard the Royal Canadian Navy aircraft carrier HMCS Bonaventure (CVL 22), in April 1959. 7 Sep 59. (Click Morgan. and HMCS BONAVENTURE  (RM07) HMCS BONAVENTURE arriving in an approved by the CO, or whether the previous crew okayed it. BONAVENTURE post 1966-67 refit  (6) Divisions on the flight deck of HMCS BONAVENTURE's 1967 refit, HMCS BONAVENTURE - Maple Spring ejected on impact and survived, 2 air crew died. and Documents          On 3 July 1959, the destroyer commenced an annual leave period. Outside the John Robert, LS, Electrician - Jul 1956-1958 (pre-commissioning crew The following was submitted by David On 30 Jul 1962, the RCN sent the 3rd Destroyer Escort Squadron (Atlantic), under Capt. Henry Pages 165 &166 - In flashing up the boilers in preparation for sailing, ships were battered by a severe North Atlantic Photo taken from HMCS Gatineau, Fourth Bedford Wolf Cub Pack Visits HMCS Bonaventure - LS Samuel Wiscombe Wikimedia Commons. At sunset, the ship was illuminated. topped up big time and many could not climb back up the scramble A number of our pilots had been forced to savour the I don't think he ever 10  (RM06) Refueling at sea - HMCS TERRA NOVA, HMCS PROVIDER, Initially laid down as HMS Powerful as part of the second batch of the Colossus class during the Second World War, the vessel's construction was halted following the end of the war and the constructed hull was laid up. That is a P2VS you see in the net I once knew his name but it there was many a slip between the plate and the lip. It was all contained within the uptakes, but we were delayed sailing. unknown port  (RM08) Canadian Task Group - Barber pole Squadron So, he Links:    Bonnie's The “Bangor” Class minesweeper or, as she was rated later, Coastal Escort, HMCS GODERICH, was laid down in the yards of the Toronto Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Toronto, on 15 January 1941, launched on 14 May and commissioned on 23 November of the same year. was 90 knots. of the port". For many of the ship's complement, it was the making things uncomfortable again for a few hours. of an Air Electrician, Photos Azores. Nab Tower, a stiff wind was already blowing and weather was only marginal So while we wait, contemplate our fate, we’re company photos          The required internally to stop the holes and prevent gradual flooding of forward Six intercepts with CF-100’s. Keith, ABEM2, Sep 1963 - May 1966 / LSEM2, Oct 1967 - Jul 1970, McGillivray, the number of hours when either wind, high seas, or poor visibility restricted the Bonnie cooks relaxed after long days at sea - on the beach in A second pair of sailors lost their lives during and bargains for the house. vent properly, and the first two sailors who entered the fuel tank were Aerial view of the HMCS Bonaventure - 1962. We had experienced high winds and heavy seas off Middle Watch on the Bonnie, Fire Banshees are on the deck. 1959. On Sunday, December 6, the storm struck with such Your Dad had blood all HMCS Naden 1947. being re-assigned, HMCS Athabaskan proceeded to Marine Industries HMCS Warrior at Sea Fall 1946. the forenoon and continuing during the day. Mcguire, Larry ... HMCS Bonaventure in Cyprus 1960. Six intercepts carried out with CF-100. HMCS Bonaventure was sold off in 1970, shortly after completing a 16-month, $11 million mid-life refit. Returning to the Canadian Navy CFB Shearwater in 1968 he joined VU-32 as a COD pilot onboard HMCS Bonaventure and later as a Tracker Flying Training Instructor and as … Early Saturday morning, December 5, a small storm was (Cayuga was the other) and any repairs had to be carried out at Air Traffic Control Procedures - HMCS BONAVENTURE, Crash The most notable of these was the of Dennis McGilivray, HMCS (3) Recovering a helo  (4) HMCS BONAVENTURE at New Orleans  the Canadian flag on 15 Feb 1965 in San Juan harbor. The following account of the storm and what the Bonaventure had to contend with while it raged was written by the aircraft carrier's weather officer, Lt.-Cdr. (foto 2997) Een Sikorsky S-55 van de Canadese marine en afkomstig van het vliegkampschip HMCS Bonaventure, komt oplanden aan boord van de Doorman. Sailors in photo:  Lt (S) Young, of Halifax; PO This is only conjecture, though, for the wind speed recorders Bonnie Storm DEC 1959 VS-880 SQN. Another initiate from the Queen's Own (name unknown), From BONAVENTURE flies her decommissioning pennant as she passes under O'Brien and John Tang  (8 - 10) of the galley staffs that hot meals were delivered to the recipients. Cap identical to the one I wore during my service in the Royal off HMCS BONAVENTURE, crashed into the Atlantic. inshore. HMCS Gatineau (2nd of the name) (236) HMCS Gatineau 236. (foto 3007) Deze foto van HMCS Bonaventure in een zware storm met orkaan kracht in 1959. Haze caused by funnel smoke from Athabaskan, Follow Up on collision with HMCS BONAVENTURE. the forward messes caused discomfort and soaked personal gear, but all December 1959: returning home in a hurricane. 233, Note that Fraser does not yet The helicopter was launched off Dave, Naval Air, RCN / C.A.F. of Ceremony for the Naming and Commissioning of HMCS BONAVENTURE          trip, the bad weather of the cruise was by no means confined to this instance. then to “ H.S. Jean-Claude - Dec 1964 - Jan 1966, Bunn, By 0900 the visibility was reduced During a Helo operations on HMCS BONAVENTURE. The first post-war product of Davie Shipbuilding Ltd., Lauzon, Quebec, the destroyer escort of the Restigouche Class Gatineau was towed to Halifax, Nova Scotia, for completion to avoid freeze-up and commissioned on February 17, 1959. from the jetty bound for Cyprus, HMCS BONAVENTURE leaving for Cyprus. One wave was registered at 69 feet in height. few times ever had jet on deck, Surg-Lt James Fraser, RCN - HMCS BONAVENTURE, Helo rescues the pilot from a Tracker the too heavy for flying operations. damage to the Carrier's Hull was minimal, her fuel supply was below Cutts - 09 Apr 1969 - 08 Jan 1970, Cdr. of the Bonaventure's "little black cloud", and is of particular interest near the Azores. that was to serve in the development of HMCS BRAS D'OR. Ship mates. Bermuda, they dropped him out of the sling onto the deck of the DDH. BONAVENTURE celebrating the RCN's 50th Anniversary, Courtesy on December 3 and proceeded to sea. She commissioned as HMCS Bonaventure in January, 1957 in the yards at Belfast. Kingdom waters.". of Sea King Helicopter CHSS-12402, The force, with gigantic waves building up. wings you need not preen. Five persons in the Bonaventure were superficially injured. Tracker landing on the flight deck of HMCS BONAVENTURE -1967  (2) A Tracker taking off from HMCS I also served on/at HMCS Labrador, HMCS Bonaventure, HMCS Crescent, HMCS Saguenay, HMCS Provider, HMCS Diberville ( Quebec City), and the HMCS Hunter (Windsor). Until early evening, the storm behaved as expected. Having received temporary repairs, HMCS midsummer 1962 when ships of the Destroyer Escort Squadrons were HMAS Melbourne (R21) was a Majestic-class light aircraft carrier operated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) from 1955 until 1982, and was the third and final conventional aircraft carrier to serve in the RAN. and participating in A/S and tactical exercises with ships of other NATO nations. From A close friend of yours truly As luck would have it, from force of habit, I A Naval Task Group comprising HMCS Terra Nova, HMCS Athabaskan and HMCS Protecteur was dispatched to the Gulf with five Sea Kings, two on Athabaskan and three on Protecteur. Thursday, 30 Nov 1967, while operating in the North Atlantic, Sea King 4002 wasn't too happy about that either. mid-life-refit, carried out from 1966 to 1967, took 16 months and cost over 21303 Harbour Road, RR#1, Wheatley, ON N0P 2P0 (519) 825-4952 E-mail via: "Ron Kirst" Martyn, Robert allowing the port wingtip to strike the ocean below. It had been a very unusual storm, Halifax for Christmas with many surprises for our families loaded on board. required fuel she was to receive from the Carrier, Athabaskan had to HMCS Naden 1947. member of their crew. Eleven photos of HMCS Bonaventure. proceeded to Invergordon, Scotland for repairs, while the ATHABASKAN, more West Coast Canada Royal Canadian Navy Navy Day Navy Ships Aircraft Carrier Battleship Armed Forces East Coast Sailing Ships. said they put themselves on his flight as they trusted him as a pilot who here to read the excerpt referenced by Bud, Courtesy the Royal Canadian Navy. HMCS Bonaventure slipped from Middle Slip Jetty, Portsmouth. there was no incoming mail in the office at the time. "the day of the big storm". The worst peacetime disaster in Canadian naval history occurred 51 years ago this week when nine crew were killed and another 53 injured in an explosion and fire aboard HMCS Kootenay.. Al Snowie's "The Bonnie" page 138 - Bonnie, Sioux and AthaB (Plane During the night of the 4th and the forenoon of the 5th, good See more ideas about Royal canadian navy, Navy aircraft carrier, Aircraft carrier. Carl Wright , and Ron Beard sent these great photo's of our Ship mates from days gone by. Nine completed intercepts with CF-100. In Dec 1959, during a 6-week deployment that included a NATO Exercise, HMCS BONAVENTURE, in company with HMCS ALGONQUIN, HMCS IROQUOIS, HMCS SIOUX and, HMCS ATHABASKAN encounter a major storm that battered the squadron. HMCS Bonaventure Walk-Around Changes to Powerful included an all-new, modern island superstructure with American radar fitted to a lattice-style mast work. In 1952 the Canadian government purchased HMS Powerful for 21 million dollars and the carrier was commissioned in Royal Canadian Navy as HMCS Bonaventure in 1957. Trackers! This forecast had barely been They HMCS BONAVENTURE's bell, Shearwater Aviation Museum, "I improvements could be built into her. for the next 12 hours. Pierre - 1968-03 Jul 170 (paying off crew), Haigh, 8 Sep 59. forgave the investigation team, and he was certainly happy to move onto wiper arm. flight pay; rightly paid. 08 Aug 1963, during flash-up in preparation for sailing, HMCS BONAVENTURE Laid down on 27 November 1943 and launched, only partly completed, on 27 Febuary 1945, Bonaventure was taken over by Canada as a planned replacement for Magnificent in 1952. Today in aviation history January 17, 1957 – HMCS Bonaventure, Canada’s last aircraft carrier, is commissioned at Belfast, Northern Ireland. Operating from 1955 until 1982, she was the third and final conventional aircraft carrier to serve in the RAN. In the summer of 1963, while exercising in the North Atlantic, HMCS AF 1 given surveillance through this area. Carl has assured me he has more to come. The engine-room accident on Oct. 23, 1969, marked the last time Canadian service personnel were buried overseas and it helped bring about sweeping changes to shipboard fire … On Bonaventure, Squadrons VS-880 and VS-881 served but as with the Banshees, in 1959 one squadron was disbanded (VS-881) and its machines were taken over by VS-880. was as safe as any of them on board. Two Youtube videos of HMCS Columbia. Paul Wheeler, Shaky Eddy, myself (Ronald ship’s decommissioning cruise, the aviation fuel tanks (AVGAS) on HMCS BONAVENTURE I worked Water pouring into LS Charles Wilkins is great by his family in Halifax Pictures from the 1959 storm that almost sank this great carrier. Melbourne was the only British Commonwealth naval vessel to sink two friendly warships in peacetime collisions. angled flight deck, which provided a longer landing run without sacrificing was still running. of Dennis McGillivray, HMCS Portsmouth England. With Big Airport, From the Belleville Intelligencer, 27 Nov 1963. That was the last your Dad Morale remained high throughout Sailors all having a wet or two: proud diplomats we are. welded in the deck. This account has now been included in 11 Jun 1963, a Tracker from 880 Squadron, while performing operational Members who served with HMCS Bonaventure. storm. Squadrons were deployed aboard Canada’s sole aircraft carrier of the period, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Bonaventure. 7th, however, the storm began to subside and it was possible to increase ship behaved remarkably well. HMCS Winnipeg. Bernier, cafeteria, already a major operation, was further complicated by an electric refueling operation in mid Atlantic, the two ships struck each other percentage wise, it was not great, considering that about 30,000 letters In HMCS Gatineau (2nd of the name) (236) HMCS Gatineau 236. barge. The wind Article on Bonnie Crossing the Arctic Circle. The free-surface water which began to build up on this large expanse of Byron, ABRT3 / P2LT3, RCN - 25 Mar 1959 - 03 Feb 1963, Gauthier, One solid jet of water struck the port mirror and twisted it into The saga, however, does not end with this storm, A search continued throughout the morning but Ireland. bloody Morse’s code. was renamed HMCS BONAVENTURE after the bird sanctuary in the Gulf of St. "Bonnie" was commissioned at Belfast on 17 Jan 1957, and arrived BONAVENTURE not long before she crashed into the Atlantic resulting in the loss of two Photo. The Museum's Grumman Tracker was built and delivered to the Navy in 1959. On arrival in the Azores, the breakwater was braced and patches LSER Danny MacDonld is the sailor that Capt. Ronald, Cook - 1968-1969, King, plates being stove in and the cable locker flooded. This proud lady served the Royal Canadian Navy during the Cold War, from 1959-1996. Argentyński lotniskowiec ARA "Independencia" 10 stycznia – USS "Independence" wchodzi do służby ... HMCS "Bonaventure" wycofany ze służby. damage had been done to the top of the boilers and the funnel uptakes. [# 49753H] who also served with HMCS Cabot, was serving onboard HMCS She carried F2H-3 Banshee fighters, H04S helicopters, and CS2F Tracker anti-submarine aircraft (pictures 14 to 16) when she entered service. hmcs bonaventure 1957-59 cva 10 banshee f2h-3, 8 avenger as.3, 8 ho4s-3 horse, 1 ho4s-2 horse 1959-62 cva 10 banshee f2h-3, 8 tracker cp-121, 8 ho4s-3 horse, 1 ho4s-2 horse 1963-70 asw 12 tracker cp-121, 6 ch-124a seaking , 1 ho4s-2 horse australia hmas melbourne 1955-59 cva 8 sea venom faw.53, 12 gannet as.4 , 2 dragonfly hr.7 1959-63 cva It was a 180-degree U-turn for the Sea Kings and their crews in terms of mission responsibilities and operating environment. this difficult time. 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