Stan Stephensonwith crest submitted for "Mine Clearance Diver" (MCD) 1954 on the Mess Deck of Gate Vessel #1. Turned Down...
August 1953Train recovery from Halifax Harbour. Stan Stephenson helped a civvy diver put sling on Forward Drive Wheel
1965TNT hose wrapped in blocks of C-4 used in blasting deeper channel at Goose Bay. Labrador.
1958Oil pipeline (P.O.L.) built by RCN Divers and the Americans at Goose Bay, Labrador. Stan Stephenson driving!
Back: L. Chaney, B. DrakeFront: Nallace (???), Van Idestine (???)
1952L to R: Rod Petty; Pierre Belley (Stoker); Bill Lawrence & Stan Stephenson
Back: Fenn, Rickard, Sirloin, Connolly, Wilson, Thompson, ShawMiddle: Balmforth, Wigmore, Drew, Henry, Myers, Cubitt, ThompsonFront: Cahill, Olsen, Gifford, Larsen, Verschuere
1952L to R: Skinner(Cook), Ennis, Ed Thompson (Dive O), LCdr Ruse (CO), LCdr MacAlpine (XO), Danny ?(Stores), Ted Gaffney (Stoker)
Christmas 1952The year someone stole the turkeys and they had to eat fried Bologna for Xmas Dinner. Bill Lawrence, Ted Gaffney (stoker), Duff, Ted Davis (Stoker), Davis (Newf), Skinner, Ennis S (Cook), Pierre Belley (Stoker), Brian Dillistone, Rod Petty
Wally Green & Clayton Obida with Dog
A Patch in TimeBruce Robinson (L) & Dave Pilot (R) Taken aboard HMCS LABRADOR in the Arctic . Dressing in the old Pirrelli Suit.
IkEisner - DescoOld photo for BRCN 5350
L to R: Gaffney (Stoker), Rob Petty, Bill Lawrence, David Danis (Stoker)
5 Dec 1952Going away bash for Skipper Ruse! Lt Ed Thompson preparing for wrestling match in classroom aboard Gate Vessel #1. Pierre Belley (Stoker) was Referee.
1952Loading up for the Skipper's Bash!
1953Aqua-planing at Lawlor's Island in Halifax Harbour
1952 - First Dive Camber 1Jacques Cousteau's Constant Volume Swim Suit "Basement G.V.1" Triple aluminum cylinders sifted out the lumps in the water.
Shipwright's ClassChippy Galloway in the suit.
Lake Winnipeg, December 1955T-33 Jet Aircraft RecoveryL to R: Rocky Verscheure, Bobby Thompson, & Guy Fenn in back row.Ed Dalton seated in front - dressed
Lake Winnipeg, December 1955T-33 Jet Aircraft RecoveryL to R: Rocky Verscheure, Bobby Thompson (dressing), Ed Dalton (Dressing)
Glen Racey (Sitting)L to R: Kenny Dahms, Eric Galloway, Jack Jenkins (west Coast), ?, Slinger Wood