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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Fisherman's Reserve Vessel VALDES FY 21

 

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Requisitioned: Jan 1942

Removed from service: Sep 1944

Fate: Sold. Final disposition unknown. 

 

Valdes was built in 1928 by J. Arimoto Shipyard, Nanaimo, BC. She was requisitioned for use in the Fisherman's Reserve in Jan 1942 with ownership transferred to the crown in Sep 1942. She was taken out of service in Sep 1944 and later sold to John C. Horan of Vancouver, BC.

 

Commanding Officers

Cox'n Frank Richard Brown, RCNR - 1942 - unk

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

Former Crew Members

Charlebois, Martin, Slt, RCNVR - 10 Feb 1944

Lyon, Robert Graham, Cox'n, RCNR - 01 Apr 1942

 

 

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