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Capt. Lewis Dennis Quick

1912 - 2001

QUICK, Capt. Lewis Dennis - 89, Yarmouth, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2001, in the DVA Wing of Fishermen's Memorial Hospital, Lunenburg. Born 1912, in Devon, England, he was a son of the late William and Bessie Anne (Worth) Quick. He apprenticed, starting at the age of 14, sailing the seven seas. He received his masters papers at the age of 22, later becoming a Master Mariner. He was Master of Freighters in the Far East until the Second World War. He joined the Canadian Navy as Lieutenant Commander and commanded Corvettes and Frigates doing the North Atlantic Run for six years. He held a career in the Canadian Hydrographic Service retiring in 1971. He was married for 55 years to the late Evelyn Fiendel, (Bridgewater). He will be proudly remember by his sons, Tony, Hamilton, Ont.; Jim, Raynardton; grandchildren, Sabrina, Natalie, Philip, Ontario; Jacqueline, Dennis, Calgary. A memorial service will be held at1 p.m. Tuesday, November 6, in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, William Street,

(From an obituary in the Halifax newspaper)

 • 1960 - classification in 1960: Tech Off 5
April 1963 (CHS org chart)- Bedford Institute, Field Officer (Technical Officer 5)
1965 - Hydrographer - CSS Baffin (Shore Party) - south shore of Nova Scotia and new Bruswick
1966 - Hydrographer - CSS Baffin - Tail of the Bank
1970 - Sr Assistant - Baffin - Arctic Survey (13 June - 16 Oct)

B.A. Quinlan

  1950 - June - Oct. - Assistant Hydrographer, shore party, Yukon River Storage and Power Project.

Austin Quirk

• 1960 - classification in 1960: Tech Off 5
• 1961 – Officer in Charge of survey at Byng Inlet
• 1963 – Officer in Charge of survey at Byng Inlet
• April 1963 (CHS org chart)- Central Region, Field Officer (Technical Officer 5)
1965 - Hydrographer-in-Charge, Rainy Lake survey, Ontario
1966 - Hydrographer-in-Charge, Shore Party - Rainy Lake survey, Ontario
1967 - Hydrographer in Charge - MV BRANDEL - Lake Erie - Lake Surveillance Program
1968 - Hydrographer in Charge - Trent-Severn Survey, Ont