For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Fisherman's Reserve Vessel BARKLEY SOUND



Acquired by the RCN: 27 Jan 1941

Fate: Sold in Apr 1946 to private interests. Still in service in 2012.


Barkley Sound was originally owned by the Union Trading Company, Vancouver BC. On 27 Jan 1941 she was acquired by the RCN for service as part of the Fisherman's Reserve. She was sold in Apr 1946 to Jack Joliffe of Alert Bay.  In 2012 she was still in service in Mission B.C.


Commanding Officers

Cox'n William Douglas Nichol, RCNR - 27 Jan 1942 - unk

Ch/Skpr Nils Axel Richard Larson, RCNR - 01 Mar 1943 - unk

Bos'n Walter Long, RCNVR - 11 Mar 1944 - unk


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Former Crew Members

Barber, Frederick George, Skpr, RCNR - 01 Mar 1943


Brenton, Alfred Edgar 

Chute, Edward Gail, Skpr, RCNR - 08 Mar 1943


Skibo, Meron, Bos'n, RCNVR - 21 Jun 1944

Solliam, Thor, Cox'n, RCNR - 01 Apr 1942