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Coastal Drifter - CD 53

 

No photo available

 

 

Delivered to RCN: 

Fate: 

 

CD-53 was in Dartmouth Cove when the Halifax Explosion occurred. She had just sent a boat ashore to pick up her second engineer and received holes in her planking from the explosion.

 

Commanding Officers

Skpr William Buchan, RNR - 05 Mar 1918 - unk

Skpr William Buchan, RNR - 01 May 1918 - unk

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Buchan, William

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Drafted to CD 53 on 05 Mar 1918 and 01 May 1918 as Skpr, RNR, CO

 

 

 

 

M-N

McLean, George Wallace

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Drafted to CD 53 on 01 Mar 1918 and 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

 

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