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HMCS LAURENTIAN

Former KING EDWARD (1902)

Former Steam Ship LAURENTIAN (1911)

Then Dept. of Fisheries Vessel Laurentian

HMCS Laurentian

 

Launched: 1902

Commissioned: 10 May 1917

Paid off: 15 Jan 1919

Fate: Scrapped 1947

 

Built by Cook, Welton and Gemmell, Beverley, UK, King Edward was acquired in 1911 by Canada Steamship Lines and renamed Laurentian. She was sold to the RCN six years later and served as a patrol vessel from May 1917 to Jan 1919. Later transferred to the Department of Marine and Fisheries, she served as a lighthouse supply ship and buoy tender until sold for scrap in 1947.

 

Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr William Tremblay, RCN - 23 May 1917 - unk

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Bishop, Peter

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Drafted to Laurentian 22 Jun 1917 and 01 May 1918 as W. Op 3rd Cl, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

C-D

Cohen, Clarence Jacobs

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Drafted to Laurentian 10 May 1918 as W. Op 4th Cl, RNCVR

Crawford, Floyd Robert

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Drafted to Laurentian on 01 May 1918 as W. Op 4th Cl, RNCVR

 

 

 

E-F

Freeman, Eric Thomas

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Drafted to Laurentian 01 May 1918 as W. Op 4th Cl, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

G-H

Gobeil, Arthur Antoine

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Drafted to Laurentian 03 May 1917 and 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

K-L

Levalle, Alphonse

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Drafted to Laurentian 23 May 1917 as Bosn, RCN and 11 May 1918 as Skpr, RCN

 

 

 

 

O-P

Pike, Charles

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Drafted to Laurentian 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

S-T

Tremblay, William

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Drafted to Laurentian 23 May 1917 as Ch/Skpr, RCN, CO and 01 May 1918 as Ch/Skpr, RCN

 

 

 

 

W-X

Williamson, Alexander

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Drafted to Laurentian 23 May 1917 and 01 May 1918 as Ch/Art (E), RCN

 

 

 

 

 

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