RCN Pho­tos from AD Baker III Collection

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HMCS Margaree, in what ap­pears to be a full power trial shortly af­ter con­struc­tion. No­tice the plan to have the 3inch gun mount­ings open, which was the orig­i­nal idea for con­verted de­stroyer Al­go­nquin and the seven ships of the St Lau­rent Class. Also vis­i­ble are the two Bo­fors sin­gle mount­ings, which ap­peared on the early ships of the St Lau­rent Class be­fore be­ing re­moved when a par­si­mo­nious Ot­tawa bu­reau­cracy re­fused to buy the re­lated di­rec­tors.

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