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ELLSWORTH  /  HC 43

Harbour Craft

HC 43

RCN Photo # H-743_DHH

Source: Nauticapedia

 

Entered into Service: 1939

Paid off: 20 Oct 1945

Fate: Sank in 1960

 

P/B Ellsworth was a Preventive Service vessel and was turned over to the RCMP 1932 . She was attached to "H" Division in Halifax Nova Scotia and worked out of Barrington Passage. In 1939 she was turned over to the RCN and became ELLSWORTH from 1939 to 1942 when she was re-designated HC 43. She was declared surplus and turned over to CADC on 20 October 1945. She was sold 14 January 1946. She sunk in Sydney Harbour in 1960.1

 

Commanding Officers

Skpr Garfield Collier, RCNR - 01 Jan 1943 - unk

Skpr Joseph Paul Emile Noel, RCNR - 01 Apr 1943 - unk

 

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Footnotes

(1) - Ship's history from the research of Bryon Taylor

 

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