HMCS ALACHASSE Z18 / J18

 


 

HMCS ALACHASSE Z18

DND / RCN Photo

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Built: 1931 

Transferred to the RCN

Commissioned: 03 Sep 1939

Paid off: 28 Nov 1945

Fate: Broken up in 1957

 

ALACHASSE was a Preventive Service patrol boat transferred to the RCMP in 1932. She was based in Shediac, New Brunswick. In 1939 ALACHASSE was transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy and became HMCS ALACHASSE with pendant number Z18. She was declared surplus and turned over to CADC on 3 January 1946. She was sold to Marine Industries Limited on 15 April 1946 who used her until she was scrapped in 1957. 1

 


 

Commanding Officers

 

A/Lt Cyril William Brown, RCNR - 21 Apr 1940 - unk

 

Lt Angus Herbert Rankin, RCNVR - 05 Feb 1941 - unk

 

Ch/Skpr Silas Cross Bechervaise, RCNR - 05 May 1942 - unk

 


  

     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

 

ROBERTS, William F.

Cook (S), RCNR

died - 28 Jan 1940

 


 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

 


 

Former Crew Members

 

Chicoine, Leo Paul, Skpr, RCNR - 28 May 1943

 

Clarke, John Alfred Gibson, Slt, RCNVR - 05 Jun 1941

 

Long, Osburn Stephen, Ch/Skpr, RCNR - 21 Jul 1943

McBeath, John David, Slt, RCNVR - 13 Jun 1942

 

Merriam, Sidney Leslie, A/Mate, RCNR - 08 May 1940

 

Myalls, Wallace Thomas A/Skpr - 20 Apr 1940

Oxford, Raymond, A/Skpr, RCNR - 22 Apr 1940

 

White, John, A/Skpr, RCNR - 07 May 1940

 


 

Footnotes:

 

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

 

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