Picturing the Past
 
Lifeboats on SS Prince Rupert at the AlertLifeboats on SS Prince Rupert at the Alert
Royal Canadian Navy destroyers shepherding convoy safely into an unidentified British port at the conclusion of a successful wartime Atlantic crossingRoyal Canadian Navy Destroyers Shepherding Convoy
Launching a lifeboat from the SS Lady RodneyLaunching a lifeboat from SS Lady Rodney
Convoy going out. Canadian destroyers, in line astern, steam out to sea to take up their positions in convoyConvoy going out

Wilma Miles Wearing her gas mask, three years oldThree-year-old Wilma Miles Wearing Gas Mask
Seaman aboard the SS Prince RupertSeaman aboard the SS Prince Rupert
Corvette of the Royal Canadian Navy in a convoy protecting merchant ships from U-boat attacksCorvette of the Royal Canadian Navy in a convoy protecting merchant ships from U-boat attacks
Loading supplies on the SS Lady Hawkins, docked at Halifax HarbourLoading supplies on the SS Lady Hawkins, docked at Halifax Harbour

Canadian National Exchange Services handling women and children’s clothing for shipment overseasCanadian National Exchange Services handling women and children’s clothing
Defence measures aboard SS Prince Rupert. Naval machine gunner stationed behind specially protected post on upper deckNaval machine gunner on upper deck
A Royal Canadian Air Force Kittyhawk fighter from underneathRoyal Canadian Air Force Kittyhawk fighter
 
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