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St. John’s Harbour, July 1941.

St. John’s Harbour, July 1941
During the course of the Second World War, St. John’s evolved from being merely a defended harbour to a naval base of considerable importance. As the main port on the island, it became the assembly point for local convoys and those traveling to and from mainland Canada.

Photographer unknown. Reproduced by permission of the Archives and Manuscripts Division (MF 413 3.04), Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University, St. John's, NL.

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