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HMCS ALACHASSE Z18 / J18

HMCS Alachasse Z18

Source: The Ships of Canada's Naval Forces 1910-1981 by Ken Macpherson and John Burgess

 

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     

 

- Book of Remembrance entry     - Grave or burial information

ROBERTS, William Francis

Cook, A/909 (RCNR)

died - 28 Jan 1940 

  

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

K-L

Lister, Richard Charles

1917-2014

 

 

 

 

M-N

Martin, Charles Raymond

____-2002

McGuinness, Frederick George

1921-2011

 

 

 

 

 Former Crew Members

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

 

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

 

Long, Osburn Stephen, Ch/Ckpr, 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

 

Links

The Memory Project - Frederick George McGuinness

 

Footnotes

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

 

 

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