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HMCS FERNAND RINFRET

Former RCMP Vessel FERNAND RINFRET

Then HMC HC46

 

No photo available

 

 

Commissioned: 1939

Renamed: 1942 HMC HC 46

Paid off: 1945

Fate: Turned over to CAAC. Final disposition unknown

 

M/B Fernand Rinfret was a Preventive Service vessel that was turned over to the RCMP 1932. She was attached to "G" Division and worked out of the Gaspe Region of Quebec. In 1939 she was turned over to the RCN and became HMCS FERNAND RINFRET from 1939 to 1942 when she was again renamed HMC HC 46. She was declared surplus and turned over to CAAC on 23 July 1945. Named by Customs Department after Fernand Rinfret; Montreal Journalist, author, and politician who was Canada's Secretary of State in 1929.1

 

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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