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As this list of men serving aboard St. Roch is compiled alphabetically. Some men may have been aboard for the entire year only or one month during that year as a crew member.  It is possible someone was aboard St. Roch for a short passage but was not recorded as crew and, consequently, does not appear on this list.

The St. Roch sailed on June 23rd, 1940 from Vancouver to traverse the Northwest Passage. It was stuck in the ice for two winters and did not reach Halifax until October 11th, 1942.

Ranks:

S/Cst – Special Constable Sgt – Sergeant
A/Cst – Acting Constable S/Sgt – Staff Sergeant
Cst – Constable Insp – Inspector
Cpl – Corporal
Name Nickname Rank Position on Ship Years Served
Andreasen, Ole S/Cst Mate 1944
Cashin, William Michael Bill S/Cst 1944-49
Dickens, G.M. S/Cst 1944
Diplock, James Milne Jim S/Cst Seaman 1944
Hunt, Patrick George Pat Cst Clerk-seaman 1940-42, 44-47
Johnson, Rudolf Thorvald S/Cst Second Engineer 1943-49
Larsen, Henry A. Hank S/Sgt Skipper 1928-48, 54
Matthews, F. S/Cst 1944
McKenzie, J.S. S/Cst 1944
Panipakuttuk N/A Guide 1944, 46
Peters, George William Cst Chief Engineer 1938, 40-47, 49
Russill, L.G. S/Cst 1944