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HMCS MEANDER Z04

HMCS Meander circa 1940

Source: Meander ... 80 years a lady!

 

Acquired by the RCN: 1939 

Fate: Removed from service in 1945 and sold. As of 2012 she was still in use as a private yacht.

 

Formerly owned by The United Church of Canada, Toronto ON, she was acquired in 1939 and renamed as Meander, she served in the Fisherman's Reserve.  In 1944 she was serving as a tender to HMCS Burrand. Removed from service in 1945, she was returned to commercial use.  In 2012 she was listed as being for sale.

 

Commanding Officers

(Source: Nauticapedia)

Skpr William Henry Burgess, RCNR - 13 May 1940 - unk

A/Lt, Aubrey Alvin Dykes, RCNR - 01 Jun 1940 - unk

Ch/Skpr Francis William Maxwell Drew, RCNR - 17 Jun 1941 - unk

Skp (Temp) William Henry Burgess, RCNR - 1942

Skpr (Temp) John N. McLean, RCNR

Ch/Skp William Henry Burgess, RCNR - 13 May 1943 - unk

Skp (Temp) Alexander Wilson, RCNR

Ch/Skp (Temp) William Henry Burgess, RCNR - 1944

Skpr, Norman J. Fiander, RCNR

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

G-H

 

Honey, Gilbert Leonard

1920-2006

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Billard, George, Ch/Skpr, RCNR - 09 Feb 1940

Darcus, Solomon Lionel, A/Skpr, RCNR - 17 Jun 1940 / Skpr, RCNR - 20 Apr 1942

Flynn, Raymond Joseph, Skpr, RCNR - 06 Mar 1945

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

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