A Canadian frigate at Christmas

The Beacon Hill, a frigate built in Esquimalt, British Columbia, went into service in May 1944. She served on convoy and escort work in the North Atlantic for the rest of the war, and was eventually paid off in 1967.

"Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, HMCS Beacon Hill," Jim to Aunt Carrie and Uncle Roland, n.d. [1944]

War, Memory and Popular Culture Archives - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
greeting card, 12.5cm x 10cm