in the CNR Ansell railway station, located about 7 km west of Edson, Alberta. These destroyers were changed off about every twenty hours because they consumed so much fuel while steaming continuously at 30 knots. On September 10, 1944 at about 3 pm the Queen Mary arrived in Halifax, NS and tied up at Pier21. The war had been the only thing that any of us had allowed into our lives. This little village in their wisdom had tried to show consideration for servicemen who had fought a war. I had to visit Y turret. I am still to this day, in touch with Jim who lives in Maple Ridge.C. On September 1, 1944 I was one of 18 survivors from hmcs Regina who were in good enough shape to be returned to Canada. Her design was such that her bow had a sharper angle and flare. "She was so faithful and a fighter." Pausing to rest on one of the ship's guns, the excitement and 33 C heat took its toll on Shano's frail body. He must have been put in the bed next to my great uncle who was being nursed by my great gran Charlotte Reid and her daughter my granny (who is standing) Evelyn Moss, nee Reid. I would get this thing going as fast as I could and stand up on the seat (that was the design in the day).