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HMCS MADAWASKA

Former RCMP Vessel MADAWASKA

HMCS Madawaska

Source: Flickr photo collection of Don Gorham

 

Built: 1930 
Commissioned: 1939

Paid off: 1945

Fate: Broken up in 1947

 

Madawaska was a Preventive Service vessel that was transferred to the RCMP in 1932 and was based out of Riviere du Loup, Quebec. In 1939 she was transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy as HMCS Madawaska Z21. She was employed as an Examination Vessel for the Port of Quebec. She was declared surplus and turned over to CADC on 21 December 1945 and was sold for breaking up 28 May 1946. Her registry was closed 26 May 1947, vessel dismantled.1

 

Commanding Officers

Skpr/Lt Joseph Raoul Lepage, RCNR - 29 Apr 1944 - unk

 

 

     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

 

- Book of Remembrance entry     - Grave or burial information

FRASER, Joseph Pierre Malcolm

PO, A/635, RCNR

Died - 24 Jul 1940 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

Links

 

RCMP Marine Service Historical Review

Examination Vessel Madawaska - Battle of the Atlantic Blogspot

 

Footnotes:

(1) - Ship's history from the research of Bryon Taylor.

 

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