For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMCS GASPE J94

Then Tug SUNG LI (1946)

HMCS Gaspe J94

 

Laid down: 24 Jan 1938

Launched: 12 Aug 1938

Commissioned: 21 Oct 1938

Paid off: 23 Jul 1945

Fate: Unknown

 

Commissioned at Quebec on 21 Oct 1938, Gaspé was at Halifax when hostilities broke out. Throughout the war she served with Halifax Local Defence Force on local minesweeping duties. She was paid off at Halifax on 23 Jul 1945, and sold into mercantile service in 1946, becoming the Shanghai tug Sung Li.

 

Commanding Officers

LCdr H.N. Lay, RCN - 12 Jan 1939 - 17 Aug 1939

A/LCdr H.D. Mackay, RCNR - 03 Sep 1939 - 11 Apr 1941

Lt Ralph Thomas Ingram, RCNR - 12 Apr 1941 - 02 Aug 1941

Lt T. Gilmour, RCNR - 03 Aug 1941 - 17 Aug 1941

Lt R.T. Ingram, RCNR - 18 Aug 1941 - 26 Oct 1941

CH/Skpr G.A. Myra, RCNR - 27 Oct 1941 - 02 Aug 1942

Lt W.S. Bryant, RCNR - 03 Aug 1942 - 24 Jun 1943

Skpr/Lt Alexander James Burke, RCNR - 25 Jun 1943 - 07 Jan 1945

Skpr/Lt Ralph Andrew Doucette, RCNR - 08 Jan 1945 - 23 Jul 1945

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Brady, Edward Patrick Redmond

1916-____

Served in Gaspe 11 Jan 1941 - 14 Apr 1941 as an OS, RCNVR

 

 

 

 

C-D

Compton, Ellis Gallinger

1925-2013

 

 

 

 

G-H

Hedley, Kenneth Herschel

1918-2002

 

 

 

 

K-L

Lay, Horatio Nelson

1903-1988

 

 

 

 

M-N

Moore, Arthur Walter

____-1994

Served in Gaspe in 1940

 

 

 

 

S-T

Senior, James Albert

1907-1976

Served in Gaspe 22 Jul 1939 - 24 Nov 1939 and 04 Dec 1939 - 05 Apr 1940 as Sto PO, RCN

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Burgess, Gerald Francis, A/Skpr, RCNR - 25 May 1940 / Skpr, RCNR - 23 Jun 1941

 

Burke, Alexander James, Ch/Skpr, RCNR - 25 Mar 1942 / 01 May 1942 / Skpr/Lt - 08 May 1942

 

Cumming, Lysson Gordon, Lt, RCNVR - 17 Feb 1940

 

Dewis, John Pineo, Paym/Slt, RCNVR - 08 Jul 1941

 

Finlay, Paul William, Lt, RCNVR - 17 Jun 1943

Healtie, Glenn Woodrow, Lt, RCNVR - 28 May 1945

 

Hollingsworth, Herbert William, Slt, RCNVR - 05 May 1942

 

Houghton, Wilfred Tudor, Slt, RCNVR - Jan 1942

 

Lahey, William Joseph, Skpr, RCNR - 22 Jul 1941

 

MacKay, William Daniel, A/Skpr, RCNR - 10 Jun 1940

 

McLay, Kenneth Roderick, Skpr, RCNR - 26 Apr 1943

Ramsay, William Ferguson, Slt, RCNVR - 24 May 1942

 

Scarth, George Alexander, Lt, RCNVR - 16 Mar 1940

 

Tremaine, Jonathon William Harris, A/Mate, RCNR - 11 Apr 1940

 

Wilson, George Charles, Slt, RCNVR - 22 Mar 1943

 

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