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Veterans reunite in Calgary to remember HMCS Orangeville

A few weeks after Commonwealth nations marked the 70th anniversary of the Second World War's Battle of the Atlantic, some Canadian veterans remembered a milestone of their own.

5 crew members from the castle-class corvette gathered in Calgary to catch up and trade stories

This week some Canadian sailors are holding a very special get together here in Calgary. 2:29

A few weeks after Commonwealth nations marked the 70th anniversary of the Second World War’s Battle of the Atlantic, some Canadian veterans remembered a milestone of their own.

CBC reporter Dave Gilson met with the group as they recalled the first convoy of the HMCS Orangeville.

  • Click on the image above to see more about the Canadian escort ship which braved the North Atlantic. 
Five members of the former HMCS Orangeville crew gathered for a reunion in Calgary to reminisce about their time on the Second World War supply ship. (CBC)