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HMCS IMPERATOR Z18

Then Harbour Defence Patrol Craft - HDPC 18

 

No Photo Available

 

 

Acquired by RCN: 1939

Paid off: 30 Aug 1945

 

Fate: Sold on 04 Jan 1946. Final disposition unknown

 

P/B Imperator was a Preventive Service vessel and was turned over to the RCMP 1932. She was attached to "E" Division and worked out of Vancouver, British Columbia. In 1939 she was turned over to the RCN and became HDC18 until 1945. She was declared surplus and turned over to CADC on 30 August 1945. She was sold 04 January 1946.1

 

Commanding Officers

Skpr Joseph Cobot Brinkman, RCNR - 04 Jan 1941 - unk

Slt William Arthur Edge, RCNVR - 24 Mar 1942 - unk

 

     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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