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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMCS BURMA

Former RCMP Vessel BIRMAL BOAT NO. 2

Then HMC HC36

 

No photo available

 

 

Built: 1934 

Commissioned: 1939

Renamed: 1942

Paid off: 1945

Fate: Unknown

 

Birmal Boat No. 2 was custom built for the RCMP. She was built of a new material called 'Birma Bright', an aluminum alloy, making her light and fast. She was attached to 'J' Division and was used as a tender for Ulna until she was turned over to the RCN in 1939. The RCN named her HMCS BURMA and used her as a dispatch boat in Halifax Harbour. In 1942 she was renamed HC36. She was declared surplus and sold in September of 1945. 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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