JAMES BELL BORTHWICK,
CD, CPO1, RCNR
Served on HMCS
Quatsino Bangor Minesweeper, QO-090 Fairmile; HMS Malaya
British Battleship; Royal Navy Gunboats, Motor Torpedo
boats shorts, D boats; 29th Canadian, M.T.B. Flotilla,
M.T.B. 459, HMCS Antigonish, frigate, HMCS Ontario, Cruiser,
HMCS Quebec. Cruiser, HMCS Oshawa, Algerine HMCS Oriole,
sailing ship HMCS Margaree, destroyer.
His other accomplishments:
Gunnery Instructor at HMCS Cornwallis, HMCS Stadacona,
HMCS Naden, was a member of the Coronation Contingent,
1953 and the Manitoba Centennial Caravan, 1967.
October 1969 with the Blues as a CPO1 at HMCS CHIPPAWA.Jim
served for many years as a Director of the Naval Museum
of Manitoba. Sadly Chief Jim Borthwick passed away in
2000. We miss him dearly.