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HMCS CROSSBOW PB197 (1976)

Formerly YMU-116 (1954)

Then Big Steel (2004)

HMCS Crossbow PB-197

Source: Nauticapedia

Credit: John MacFarlane

 

Built: 1954 

Fate: Sold and re-named Big Steel in 2004. Final disposition unknown. 

 

Built in 1954 at Owen Sound, Ont., YMU-116 served as a tender to HMCS Hunter, HMCS Prevost, HMCS York and HMCS Cataraqui from approx 1969 to 1995. She was renamed Crossbow approx 1976 - the name coming from the crossbow in HMCS Hunter's badge. She was sold in 2004 and re-named Big Steel. Final disposition unknown.

 

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