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David Emmerson holds his pair of LCdr Riordon paintings numbers 18 and 12 in the Convoy series. It was their purchase in 2020 that got him started on the project of researching their origins.

Unsolved mystery surrounds WWII artwork

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer  —  A retired financial services worker is on a mission to locate 13 missing paintings featuring Canadian warships in the Battle of the Atlantic.  Art enthusiast David Emmerson believes you or someone you know could be in possession of long-lost Battle of the Atlantic paintings by Lieutenant-Commander (LCdr) Eric Riordon, a Canadian […]

MLA Susie Chant, Minister Mitzi Dean, and HMCS Malahat and HMCS Discovery members pose for photos at a ceremony recognizing the Naval Reserve’s Centennial year on Apr. 26. Photo: Lt (N) Smith

West Coast Naval Reserve Divisions honoured in the Legislature

SLt Adam Smith, HMCS Malahat Public Affairs Officer — Throughout the 2023 training year, the 24 Naval Reserve Divisions (NRDs) across Canada have been celebrating and honouring the 100th anniversary of the Naval Reserve. On Apr. 26, it was time for British Columbia’s two NRDs to be recognized during this historic year. Members of HMCS Malahat, Victoria’s […]