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East Side
RCN Sailors


South Side
HMCS Weyburn



Memorial
Project
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Monuments and Memorials:
RCN / HMCS Regina / HMCS Weyburn

Located west of the Queen Building, near the flag pole.
The dedication ceremony took place on Sunday, 22nd September, 2013.
(The memorial erected at a cost of about $30,000.)

(Click on the picture for larger view)
(Unless otherwise indicated, photos by Don of www.WascanaPark.com)


HMCS Weyburn
(South Plaque)

DEICATED TO
THE SAILORS OF
HMCS WEYBURN
LOST TO ENEMY ACTION
IN
WORLD WAR II
LEST WE FORGET

DÉDIÉ AUX
MARINS DU NCSM WEYBURN
PERDUS AUX FORCES ENNEMIES
LORS DE LA
SECONDE GUERRE MONDIALE
SOUVENONS-NOUS

Saskatchewan Sailors
(East Plaque)

DEICATED TO
SASKATCHEWAN
SAILORS
OF THE
ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY
PRESENT
AND FUTURE

DÉDIÉ AUX
MARINS SASKATCHEWANAIS
ANCIENS
PRÉSENTS ET FUTURS
DE LA
MARINE ROYALE CANADIENNE


HMCS Regina
(North Plaque)

DEICATED TO
THE SAILORS OF
HMCS REGINA
LOST TO ENEMY ACTION
IN
WORLD WAR II
LEST WE FORGET

DÉDIÉ AUX
MARINS DU NCSM REGINA
PERDUS AUX FORCES ENNEMIES
LORS DE LA
SECONDE GUERRE MONDIALE
SOUVENONS-NOUS


HMCS Weyburn hit a mine off Gibraltar on 22 February, 1943, position 35°46N 06°02W.
12 of Weyburn's crew were lost as well as a member of HMS Wivern who jumped over to help Weyburn's Captain Lt. Commander T.W. Golby and Lt. Wilfred Bark lower an unconscious lookout from the bridge to Wivern.
HMS Wivern Stoker Petty Officer Sydney Frank Day and the other three all died when the Weyburn listed and sank rapidly.


HMCS Regina was torpedoed by U 667 in the Irish Sea, near Padstow, Cornwall, on 8 August, 1944, position 50°42N 05°03W.
30 of Regina's crew were killed in the explosion or drowned shortly after. The entire engine room complement were killed.
Able Seaman Thomas De La H. Malone aged 30 years, died defusing the depth charges. Thereby saving many lives.