I met my husband in Newport South Wales while he was in the Royal Navy on the H.M.S. Abelia. We have been married 63 years (but sometimes I still miss my home in Wales). We have three children, Denise, Diane and David and three grandchildren Jennifer, Rhys, and Stephanie.
Name matched with the S.S. Baccalieu ships passenger's list.
March 17,1946

Brenda Saunders

Born: 1925
Maiden Name: Rowlands
From: South Wales (Caerau)
Occupation: Ammunitions factory
Date of Marriage: Aug. 2, 1944
Husband: William Saunders, RN
Date of Departure: Liverpool, England, March 17,1946
Ships Name: SS Scythia
Date/Port Arrived in Canada: Pier 21, Halifax, Nova Scotia
March 22, 1946
Ship to Newfoundland: Mrs.Saunders, S.S. Baccalieu
Port of Arrival: St. John's
Date Arrived in NL: Tuesday, March 26, 1946
Settled in: St. John's and Vicinity
Settled in: Long Pond, CBS / St. John's
Children:3 David, Denise and Diane.

Information provided by Jane Sacrey

Found in the DAILY NEWS TUESDAY, March 26, 1946 With the Wives and Children
Information transcribed by John Baird and Sue O' Neill
Reprinted courtesy of Robinson-Blackmore Printing and Publishing

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