For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMCS LOUISBURG

Then HMCS SIDNEY RIVER

Then HMC HC 100

Former RCMP LOUISBURG

Former W.A.F.

 

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Built: 1926 

Acquired by RCN :05 Aug 1941      

Paid off:  1946

Fate: Sold in 1946. Final disposition unknown

 

Louisburg was a seized vessel (ex W.A.F.) taken over by the RCMP Marine Section in 1935. She was sold commercial 28 July 1939 and was subsequently purchased by the RCN 05 August 1941. To avoid conflict with the existing HMCS LOUISBURG, the RCN changed her name to Sydney River. In 1942 her name was changed to HC 100 (ex-Sydney River). She was sold in 1946.

 

Commanding Officers

 

 

  

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

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