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Coastal Drifter - CD 17


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Delivered to RCN: 

Paid off: 15 Feb 1919

Fate: Sold and converted to a yacht. Final disposition unknown.


Sold after the war, CD 17 was converted to a yacht and renamed Stansgate in 1925.


Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr Thomas Motley, RCN - 01 Mar 1918 - unk

Mate William Henry Murphy, RCNVR - 17 Jul 1918 - unk

Skpr William McLeod, RCN - unk - 15 Feb 1919


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


McLeod, William


Drafted to CD 17 (date unk) as CO

Motley, Thomas


Drafted to CD 17 on 01 Mar 1918 as Ch/Skpr, RCN

Murphy, William Henry


Drafted to CD 17 on 17 Jul 1918 as Mate, RNCVR, CO




Watts, James


Drafted to CD 17 on 18 Feb 1918 as Mate, RNCVR