For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
Sailing Vessel GRILSE
Former Sailing Vessel DONTAFF
Then Sailing Vessel GOLDCREST
Built in Germany in 1935, she was named Dontaff and used as a sail training vessel for the German Navy. Transferred to the RCN in 1945 was a war prize, she was re-named Grilse and used as a sail training vessel. In 1961 she was re-named Goldcrest when the submarine USS Burrfish was commissioned in the RCN as HMCS Grilse. She was removed from service in the early 1970s.