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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Fisherman's Reserve Vessel WESTERN MAID FY36

Fisherman's Reserve Vessel Western Maid FY36

Courtesy of Dave Shirlaw, Seawaves Magazine, RCN News


Acquired by RCN:  1942

Fate: Sold in 1945. Final disposition unknown


Built in Vancouver in 1936, she was owned by the Union Trading Co., Ltd., Vancouver. Ownership was transferred to the Crown in Aug 1942. She was sold in 1945.


Commanding Officers

Cox'n Charles Robert Chadwick, RCNR - 11 Mar 1942 - unk

Cox'n Patrick Hope (FR), RCNR - 22 Jul 1942 - unk

Skpr James Frederick Brown, RCNR - 03 Feb 1944 - unk

Slt Leonard Idiens, RCNVR - 13 Apr 1944 - unk

Bosn William Paulin, RCNVR - 15 Jul 1944 - unk


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Former Crew Members

Wyllie, Robert Corbet, Skpr, RCNR - 04 Feb 1944