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HMCS MUSQUASH

 

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Musquash was an ocean going tug which was converted to a minesweeper under charter to the Canadian Government. She was manned by a civilian crew. Musquash was present in Halifax during the Halifax Explosion on 06 Dec 1917 which resulted in the death of 5 of her crew.

 

Commanding Officers

Frederick Charles. Bayliss, Chief Bos'n, RCN - 1916

 

     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

 

- Book of Remembrance entry     - Grave or burial information

 

BREEN, James Irvin

AB, VR274, RCNVR

Killed - 06 Dec 1917 

BREEN, Samuel Gordon

Sto 2c, RCNVR

Killed - 06 Dec 1917 

LEMIEUX, Philip Pantalion

CERA, RCNVR

Killed - 06 Dec 1917 

PIEROWAY, Edward

Boy Stwd, RNCVR

Killed - 06 Dec 1917 

ROBERTSON, Donald

Signaller, VR1366, RCN

Killed - 06 Dec 1917 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Bayliss, Frederick Charles

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Commanding Officer in 1916

 

 

 

 

W-X

Wilson, Joseph George

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Drafted to Musquash on 14 Feb 1916 as Art. Eng., RCN

 

 

 

 

 

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