Oakville's flower : the history of HMCS Oakville (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Oakville's flower : the history of HMCS Oakville

Author: Sean E Livingston
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Dundurn Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an in-depth look at the history and legacy of HMCS Oakville Oakville's Flower sets the scene of naval war in the Atlantic -- the battles between convoys, stealthy U-boats, and the lowly corvettes that formed the backbone of the Royal Canadian Navy. We followOakville, one of those corvettes, through its rise and fall as a Canadian naval legend, to its revival in the town of Oakville, championed by the local  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oakville's flower.
(CaOONL)20149049838
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sean E Livingston
ISBN: 9781459728431 1459728432 9781459728417 1459728416
OCLC Number: 885072406
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface : Discovering "Oakville" --
Chapter 1 : Cheap and nasty --
Chapter 2 : A glimmer of hope --
Chapter 3 : Dogs and wolves --
Chapter 4 : Faded legend --
Chapter 5 The long revival --
Chapter 6 : Passing of the torch --
the birth of RCSCC Oakville and the Canadian Naval Centennial parade --
Appendix A : HMCS/RCSCC Oakville commanding officers --
Appendix B : RCSCC Oakville coxswains.
Responsibility: Sean E. Livingston.
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A detailed look at a Canadian World War II corvette HMCS Oakville and its legacy. Corvettes, humble heroes of the war in the Atlantic, played a pivotal role for the Royal Canadian Navy. Both at sea  Read more...

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The author has done a credible job with the text and makes a fine addition to Oakville and Royal Canadian Navy history. * Seawave Magazine *

 
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