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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Fisherman's Reserve Vessel SANTA MARIA FY08

Fisherman's Reserve Vessel Santa Maria FY08

Courtesy of Dave Shirlaw, Seawaves Magazine, RCN News


Acquired by RCN: 

Paid off: Jul 1944


Fate: Returned to previous owners. Final disposition unknown.


Santa Maria was paid off in Jul 1944 and returned to her owners.


Photos and Documents


Commanding Officers

Skpr/Coxn Paul Quinton Roger Sowerby, RCNR - 01 Jan 1941 -  unk

Skpr/Coxn David Ritchie, RCNR - 01 Jan 1943 - unk


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Former Crew Members

Anderson, Charles, AB, Torpedoman, RCNVR


Green, Arthur Edward, Slt, RCNVR - 10 Feb 1944

Lyon, James Gordon, Cox'n, RCNR - 29 Apr 1942

Nichol, William Douglas, Cox'n (FR), RCNR - 19 Jun 1943


Photos and Documents


Fisherman's Reserve Vessel Santa Maria FY 08

DND/ RCN photo Negative # E1332