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HMCS CASTOR S10

Former RCMP Vessel BEAVER

Then HMC HC38

 

No photo available

 

 

Built: 1902 

Commissioned: 1939

Renamed: 1942

Paid off: 1944

Fate: Unknown

 

RCMP Beaver was was a high speed ex-rum running boat (Hard Times) that was seized and turned over to the RCMP Marine Section in February 1935. She was renamed Beaver in September 1936. She was On Command "H" Division and operated out of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. She was turned over to the RCN in 1939 and became HMCS CASTOR pendant number S10 from 1939 - 1942. In 1942 she was renamed HC38. In June 1944 she was condemned and disposed of. 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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