HMS PUNCHER at Vancouver to be finished to RN standards, February to May 1944. A lone sailor is over the side in a bosun’s chair, painting the escort aircraft carrier’s anchor, taks a close look at his spotters above on the foc’s’le.
HMS PUNCHER was one of two escort aircraft carriers manned by the RCN during WWII.
Roger Litwiller Collection, courtesy Howard Abbott, RCNVR. (RTL-HA033)