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Coastal Drifter - CD 27

Then WOP (1921)

CD 27

From the collection of William Herbert Rose and Marmaduke Rose

Courtesy of Bud (Donald) Rose 


Commissioned: 19 Nov 1917 

Paid off: 15 Feb 1919

Fate: Sold. Final disposition unknown.


CD 27 was sheltered in Dartmouth Cover when the Halifax Explosion occurred (06 Dec 1917). As a result of her sheltered position she suffered no damage or injuries to her crew. She was sold after the war and renamed WOP in 1921.


Commanding Officers

Skpr Archibald Miller, RCN - 18 Feb 1918 - unk

Skpr Archibald Miller, RCN - 01 May 1918 - unk

Skpr Archibald Miller, RCN - unk - 15 Feb 1919

Skpr John Joseph Moore, RCN - dates unknown


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Miller, Archibald


Served in CD 27 on 3 occasions as Skpr, RCN, CO

Moore, John Joseph






Wright, Jesse Leonard


Drafted to CD 27 on 18 Mar 1918 and 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR






Photos and Documents



Personal photo gallery of John Joseph Moore