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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMCS ADVANCE

Former RCMP Vessel ADVANCE

Then HMC HC27

 

No photo available

 

 

Built: 1934 

Commissioned: 1939

Renamed: 1942

Paid off: 1945 (approx)

Fate: Sold on 20 Sep 1946. Final disposition unknown

 

Advance was built for the RCMP, she was built using a new material called 'Birma Bright', an aluminum alloy, making her light and fast. She served out of Ste Anne des Monts, Quebec until 1939. She was turned over to the Royal Canadian Navy in 1939 as HMCS Advance, renamed HC27 in 1942. She was declared surplus on 10 July 1945. Sold 20 Sep 1946. 1

 

Commanding Officers

 

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

Footnotes:

 

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

 

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