HMCS TRENTONIAN: Wounded and Survivors Nominal Roll

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Corvette HMCS TRENTONIAN in the Second World War

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Wounded TRENTONIAN survivors AB James Rickard and OS Douglas Campbell.TRENTONIAN was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-1004 on 22 February 1945 in the English Channel off Falmouth. 

The damage was extensive and she sank quickly.  Of the 101 men in TRENTONIAN six were killed or lost with the ship and 96 were rescued by two Royal Navy Motor Launches.  Fourteen of these men were wounded, several critically. ( * Wounded)

Below is the roll of the survivors and wounded during that fateful day.

 

OFFICERS

Glassco, Colin Stinson, Lieutenant, Commanding Officer, Hamilton, ON

Kinsmen, William Burley, Lieutenant, Executive Officer, Vancouver, BC

Abbott, Ralph Patrick, Lieutenant, Navigating Officer, Oakville, ON

Dodds, Donald Jackson, Lieutenant, Westmount, PQ

Mowat, James Keith, Acting Lieutenant, Westmount, PQ

Hindle, Hamilton Francis, Warrant Officer, Engineer Officer, Vancouver, BC

TRENTONIAN survivors from Southern Ontario are (left to right), FRONT ROW; AB John Holden, Windsor, Stoker Joseph Yakowenko and AB Alex Grigor, both of London. Standing; Leading Coder John Shanahan, Clinton and PO William Jacobs, Stratford.

ENLISTED MEN

Newfoundland


*Bennett, Rupert Stanley -Conception Bay

TRENTONIAN survivors from the Maritimes are (left to right), ERA Mike Farmer, New Glasgow, NS., AB Harry Dye, Somerset, PEI., LS Ross Johnstone, Mahone Bay, NS. AB Donald Roberts, Debert, NS.

Prince Edward Island


Dye, Harry –Summerside

Nova Scotia


Chadbolt, George –Halifax

Roberts, Donald Osborne –Derbert Station
Farmer, James Keith –New Glasgow

Roberts, Thomas Raymond –Halifax
Johnston, Ross Allison –Halifax

Roden, Bernard Gerald Joseph –Halifax
Nolan, Lee Fraser –Halifax

Walsh, William Francis –Newport

New Brunswick


Eldridge, Gilbert Edwin –Beaver Harbour

Québec


Barber, Walter Thomas –St. Lambert

Hayward, George Albert –Montreal
Barron, Frank Henry –Montreal

Kevins, Philip Anthony –Verdun
Chapman, Isaie –Hull

McKay, John Clifford –Terrebonne
Farrell, Thomas Philip –Montreal

TRENTONIAN survivors from Quebec are (left to right), FRONT ROW; AB Darcy Graham, Trinidad, Coder Phil Kevins, Verdun, Telegraphist Tom Farrell, Montreal and Stoker Isaac Chapman, Hull. BACK ROW; AB Frank Baron, Montreal, Telegraphist John McKay, Terre Bonne, AB Walter Barber, St. Lambert and AB George Hayward, Montreal.

Ontario


Angus, Murray Ross –Smith Falls

Keir, Bruce Dunston –Toronto
Bateman, Earl Douglas -Cobalt

Majoros, Leslie –Hamilton
Beaumont, Delmar Stanley –Glen Williams

Muff, Eric Edward –Toronto
Beer, Writer Jack –Toronto

McIntyre, Norman –Hilton Beach
Bergin, Michael George –Ottawa

Poulin, Edmund Joseph –Ottawa
*Campbell, Hector Douglas –Ottawa

*Rickard, James Allen –Port Arthur
Clark, Henry Alexander –King

Runtz, Weldon Walter –Arnprior
Crampton, Norman Benjamin –Carleton Place

Salmon, Harold Keith –Hamilton
Davidson, James Archibald –Gatchell

Scott, John Richardson –Port Arthur
Erwin, Robert J. –Toronto

Shanahan, John Charles –Clinton
Gibbons, Gordon –Acton

Shields, William Noel –Oakville
Goar, George Harvey –Toronto

Simpson, Gordon Thomas –Toronto
Grey, Robert William –Toronto

Straw, Jack Eugene –Hamilton
Grigor, Alexander –London

Terrell, John William –Toronto
Harley, Gordon –Hamilton

*Thorogood, Edwin –Brantford
Holden, John –Windsor

Vak, Michael –Port Arthur
Jacobs, William David –Ottawa

Yakowenko, Joseph –London
*Karns, Lewis Charles –London

TRENTONIAN survivors from Eastern and Northern Ontario are (left to right), FRONT ROW; AB Weldon Runtz, Arnprior, Chief ERA Murray Angus, Kingston and Smith Falls, Leading Cook Norman McIntyre, Sault Ste. Marie and Stoker PO Norman Crampton, Carleton Place. BACK ROW; AB James Davidson, Sudbury , AB Michael Vak and AB Jack Scott both of Port Arthur.

TRENTONIAN survivors from Toronto, Ontario are (left to right), FRONT ROW; Telegraphist Henry Clark, AB Robert Gray, Stoker Bruce Keir. BACK ROW; AB Gordon Simpson, Signalman Jack Terrill and AB Eric Muff.

 

Manitoba


*Brako, Lawrence Douglas –Minnedosa

Kresko, John –Transcona
Gosskie, Joseph Edward –Birnie

*MacIver, Alexander John –Winnipeg
Johnson, Russell Arden –Clanwilliam

Slater, Arthur Bernard –Winnipeg
Karbonic, Stanley Lawrence –East Kildonan

Robertson, Thomas W. –Winnipeg

TRENTONIAN survivors from Manitoba are (left to right), FRONT ROW; Stoker Stanley Karbonic, LS Bernard Brennan and LS Arthur Slater, all of Winnipeg. BACK ROW; AB Lawrence Brako, Minnedosa, Stoker Russell Johnson, Clanwilliam, and John Kresko, Transcona.

Saskatchewan


Baker, Elmer Bernard –Tribune

*Meyer, Peter Barrington –Regina
Cochran, Maurice Edward –Ratener

*Murphy, Lewis Joseph –Moose Jaw
Evans, Roy –Saskatoon

Powell, Robert James –Portreeve
*Guthrie, George Walter, Regina

Saretzky, Leo Bernard –Richlea
*Hadley, Vincent Earnest –Prince Albert

Singleton, Allan Egerton –Saskatoon
*Hanson, Odell Lorne –Nipawin

Taylor, Robert Creighton –Weyburn
McLaughlin, George Robert -Saskatoon

TRENTONIAN survivors from Ontario are (left to right), FRONT ROW; Stoker William Shields, Oakville, Telegraphist Edmund Poulin, Ottawa, AB Harold Salmon and Stoker Leslie Majoros, both of Hamilton. BACK ROW; Signalman George Bergin, Ottawa, LS Gordon Harley, Hamilton, AB Delmar Beaumont, Glen Williams and AB Gordon Gibbons, Acton.

Alberta


Coates, Sidney John –Carbon

Starr, Charles R. –Calgary

TRENTONIAN survivors from British Columbia and Alberta. Left to Right: Front Row: Leading Stoker Norman Sharp and Bruce Thompson, both of Vancouver; A.B Patrick Gurr, Kelowna and AB Robert Roy, Vancouver: Top Row: AB Tom Butler and PO Richard Medhuurst, both of Edmonton and Stoker Sidney Coates of Carbon.

British Columbia


*Atkinson, Sidney Charles –Vancouver

Lounsbury, Raymond -Vancouver
*Baril, William Richard –Trail

Medhurst, Richard Paul –Victoria
Brennan, Bernard Benjamin –Victoria

Miner, Reginald Allen –Vancouver
Butler, Thomas Walter –Vancouver

Roy, Robert Alex –Vancouver
Excell, Douglas –New Westminster

Sharpe, Norman Henry –Vancouver
Gurr, Patrick Charles –Kelowna

Thompson, Wilfred Bruce –Vancouver

British West Indies


Graham, Darcy Hamel –San Juan, Trinidad

 

 

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