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Fisherman's Reserve Vessel CANCOLIM Z10

Fisherman's Reserve Vessel Cancolim Z10

Courtesy of Dave Shirlaw, Seawaves Magazine, RCN News

 

Acquired by the RCN: 19 Jan 1940

Returned to owners: Nov 1945 

 

Cancolim was charted from American Can Company for the Fishermen's Reserve at a rate of $370 per month. She was returned in 1945.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Herbert Coates Reynard David, RCNR - 27 Jan 1940 - unk

Ch/Skpr Eric William Suffield, RCNR - 24 Feb 1941 - unk

Ch/Skpr John Samuel Tamatoa Williams, RCNR  - 29 Apr 1943 - unk

Skpr/Lt Bertram Glyndwr Killeen Owen-Jones, RCNR - 07 Feb 1945 - unk

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

C-D

Doull, Robert Hugh James

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Drafted to Cancolim 27 Mar 1943 as Skpr, RCNR

 

 

 

 

K-L

Leigh, Laithwood Lewis

1914-1972

Served in Cancolim 26 Jan 1940 - 18 Oct 1940 and 01 May 1941 - 05 Aug 1941 as Engineer In Charge

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Proudfood, Arthur James, Skpr, RCNR - 18 May 1942

Smith, Graham John, Skpr, RCNR - 02 Mar 1944

Woods, Mervyn John, Lt, RCNVR - 27 Jan 1940

 

Photos and Documents

 

Links

Personal photo gallery of Laithwood Lewis Leigh

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