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Acquired by RNCC: 1911

Renamed: HMCS Diana    

Paid off: 1917

Fate: Damaged / destroyed in the Halifax Explosion


The former schooner Advocate, she was acquired by the Royal Naval College of Canada in 1910, she was renamed Diana in 1911 and used as a sail and seamanship training vessel until 1917. In the Navy Lists for April 1918, Diana was listed as a hulk.


Commanding Officers

Capt Frederick Claude Coote Pascoe, RN, Ret'd - 31 May 1915 - unk 



     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

Ashton, Vernon T.S.


Drafted to Diana (D/S) on 25 Jul 1915 as Asst Paym.

Cleveland, George C.

See HMCS Stadacona

Recorded on the logs of D/S Diana 01 Jul 1915 as Mate, RNCVR, add'l

Pasco, Frederick Claude Coote


Drafted to D/S Diana 31 May 1915 as Capt, RN, Ret'd

Sadler, David R.