Feb 5, 2017 Updated
Over 47,600 photos on FLICKR!
Over 200 photo albums
•••• 14,000 SUBMARINE PHOTOS
•••• 14,600 NAVAL & Military PHOTOS
•••• 19,000 World travel IMAGES
NEW NAVY IMAGES ON FLICKR...
NEW... Dec 15th, China Type 54A frigates.
NEW... Dec 27th, HMCS U-889 and HMCS U-190
NEW... Feb 4th, World’s Top Frigates
NEW... Feb 4th, Cruickshank Collections
NEW... Feb 5th, RCN pre-1980
CHECK FLICKR OUT... John Webber’s photo albums
NEW on this website...
Jan 13th, Graph of RCN ships since 1945.
........ (See graph on bottom “PEACE” page)
John Webber aboard HMCS VICTORIA
Webmaster: John Webber, CET, CSS, Lt. (RCNR) Ret’d.
John is a retired RCSCC Commanding Officer in the Canadian navy reserve. He has had over 100 occupations including welding, engineering, fire fighter, inspector, author and retired after 20 years as a self-employed safety consultant and safety instructor in 2003.
He has been a passionate about warships since 1955. He toured his first submarine in 1956 and has toured over 60 submarines and warships.. He has spent over 350 days at sea on cruise ships, and naval ships and has visited over 50 countries.
His naval art started in 1957 drawing warship profiles. He grew up as a youth with the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet organization in Vancouver, B.C. He served as an officer aboard HMCS QUADRA, a national Sea Cadet training facility.
He is a member of the Naval Association of Vancouver Island, an Honorary associate member of the Submariner’s Association of Canada and a 43 year member of the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta.
In 2015 was elected to the position of Historian of the Submariner’s Association of Canada (West)
His photos have been published in Jane’s Fighting Ships and Jane’s Merchant Ships
John Webber receiving bronze medal from Cdr M.F. Morres RCN ret, President NAC-VI for his outstanding contribution to the Naval Association of Canada and providing an extraordinary commitment to the Canadian naval community.
USS BAYA, June 1956, Vancouver, B.C.
(First warship photo by J. Webber, age 12) Colourized by J. Webber in 2012
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