Caption on the photo referring to HMCS NAPANEE is incorrect. This is HMCS PICTOU’s gunshield art, designed by her ship’s company and painted on the corvettes forward 4 inch gun, consisting of a Griffin breaking a U-boat in two. The photo was taken in St. John’s NF in 1943.
Roger Litwiller Collection, courtesy Ross Milligan, RCNR. (RTL-REM171)