Robert A. Parsons joined the RCN in 1948 and retired in 1975. He sailed in Sioux and has forwarded the following photos from her second Korean Tour, Aug 1951 - Aug1952
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HMCS Sioux Honour Guard at Memorial Service at the Canadian Cemetery in Hong Kong
Parsons (right front), Sandy Thom (behind), Luigi Dixon (on top)
Commomwealth Shore Patrol... Sasebo, Japan
L to R... Aussie, Kiwi, Brit, Canuck (Parsons)
(my little observation.. the seven seas in the Brit's trousers)
HMS Ladybird, Sasebo Japan
Headquarters of CinC Fleet, also billets for Commonwealth Shore Patrol.
Royal Navy "Wets"
L to R... Booth, Casmey, Bryan, Parsons, Michaels
Drydock in Sasebo Japan for repairs from typhoon damage
In the Yellow Sea. Certainly not as icy as the North Atlantic but......
|Joe Bell - Hong Kong - Kowloon Ferry Dock||Hong Kong - Kowloon Ferry Dock|
|Parsons - Kure, Japan||Larkin - Kure, Japan|
|Bryan - Kure, Japan||Bowness, Camsey, Parsons - Kure, Japan|
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