Lewis Dennis quick - lieutenant - captain  

Born 1912 - Died October 30, 2001


QUICK, Capt. Lewis Dennis - 89, Yarmouth, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2001, in the DVA Wing of Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born 1912, in Devon, England, he was a son of the late William and Bessie Anne (Worth) Quick. He apprenticed, starting at the age of 14, sailing the seven seas. He received his masters papers at the age of 22, later becoming a Master Mariner. He was Master of Freighters in the Far East until the Second World War. He joined the Canadian Navy as Lieutenant Commander and commanded Corvettes and Frigates doing the North Atlantic Run for six years. He held a career in the Canadian Hydrographic Service retiring in 1971. He was married for 55 years to the late Evelyn Fiendel, (Bridgewater). He will be proudly remember by his sons, Tony, Hamilton, Ont.; Jim, Raynardton; grandchildren, Sabrina, Natalie, Philip, Ontario; Jacqueline, Dennis, Calgary. A memorial service will be held at1 p.m. Tuesday, November 6, in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, William Street,

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QUICK, Lewis Dennis, Lieutenant - Mention in Despatches - RCNR / HMCS Waskesiu Awarded as per Canada Gazette of 16 June 1945 and London Gazette of 14 June 1945. Home: Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.

Commanding Officer of HMCS Moose Jaw (Flower Class Corvette - K164) from 14 February 1942 to 29 August 1943 and Commanding Officer (again) of HMCS Moose Jaw (Flower Class Corvette) from 7 October 1943 to 3 February 1944.

Only Commanding Officer of HMCS Magog (River Class Frigate - K673) from 7 May 1944 to 20 December 1944.

Last Commanding Officer of HMCS Waskesiu (River Class Frigate - K330) from 14 December 1944 to 22 October 1945.

QUICK. Lewis Dennis, 0-60660, Lt(Temp) [4.6.40] RCNR

HMCS MOOSE JAW (K164) Cof, CO, (14.2.42-29.8.43)

HMCS MOOSE JAW (K164) Cof, CO, (7.10.43-3.2.44)

HMCS MAGOG (K673) Fr, CO, stand by, (20.3.44-6.5.44)

HMCS MAGOG (K673) Fr, CO, (7.5.44-20.12.44)

HMCS WASKESIU (K330) Fr, CO, (14.12.44-22.10.45)

MID~[16.6.45] A/LCdr(Temp) [1.7.45] Demobilized [11.11.45]
 

"This Officer has served for three and a half years in Escort Vessels engaged in the Battle of the Atlantic, frequently under trying and arduous conditions. By his zeal, industry and wholehearted devotion to duty, he has set a fine example to those serving under him."


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