HMCS Crescent DDE226 at Halifax 1962
Crescent C-Class destroyer 'Cr' Group, she along with Crusader were sole representatives of this class in the RCN. Crescent received the 'Full Conversion' to anti-submarine frigate (DDE designnation in RCN), while Crusader remained essentially as-built with exception of VDS fitted as trials ship in late 50's. See Cambrian this file for configuration. Crescent lies outboard of HMCS Cape Scott (ex RN Beachy Head)to RCN 1952, built Burrard, N.Vancouver 1944. Crescent built Clydebank 1944,to RCN 1945.
Picture added on 14 April 2007