Hunter Grant visited the HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial Saturday, to see the plaque dedicated to his father, Malcolm Seafield Grant. Malcolm was one of the 59 men who died when the HMCS Alberni was struck by a torpedo on Aug. 21, 1944. The Grant family contributed some of the first artifacts to be inducted into the HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial. Hunter, who was visiting Victoria from Ontario, made a special trip to Courtenay, along with other family members, to see the memorial. Photo by Terry Farrell

Hunter Grant visited the HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial Saturday, to see the plaque dedicated to his father, Malcolm Seafield Grant. Malcolm was one of the 59 men who died when the HMCS Alberni was struck by a torpedo on Aug. 21, 1944. The Grant family contributed some of the first artifacts to be inducted into the HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial. Hunter, who was visiting Victoria from Ontario, made a special trip to Courtenay, along with other family members, to see the memorial. Photo by Terry Farrell

Family of lieutenant who perished aboard the HMCS Alberni visit museum honouring the Second World War ship

Hunter Grant visited the HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial Saturday, to see the plaque dedicated to his father, Lieutenant Malcolm Seafield Grant.

Malcolm was one of the 59 men who died when the HMCS Alberni was struck by a torpedo on Aug. 21, 1944. The Grant family contributed some of the first artifacts to be inducted into the HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial.

Hunter, who was visiting Victoria from Ontario, made a special trip to Courtenay, along with other family members, to see the memorial.



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