HMCS NORSAL Z12
Norsal was hired from the Powell River Co. for miscellaneous duties, being returned to commercial service after the war. She was renamed Maui Lu in 1973. She sank in Hecate Strait on 07 Dec 1990. Her specifications were: Length: 122.3 ft, Beam: 19 ft, Draught: 10.5 ft, Speed: 10 knots, Complement: 3 officers, 17 men, Armament: 1 x .303 machine gun.
A/Lt Ronald Jackson, RCNR - 12 Apr 1940 - unk
Ch/Skpr George Billard, RCN - 20 May 1941 - unk
Ch/Skpr James Edwin Moore, RCNR - 29 Jul 1941 - unk
In memory of those who have crossed the bar
They shall not be forgotten
Former Crew Members
Photos and Documents
(1-2) HMCS NORSAL (3) Laundry day on HMCS NORSAL (4) unidentified sailor on HMCS NORSAL (5) Officer (SLt) on HMCS NORSAL. Written on back of photo - Stenning. Note that the ship's bell has been removed from the mast (6) Fishing vessels or possibly the Fisherman's Reserve. Photo taken from HMCS NORSAL (7) Unknown vessel in BC coastal water. Photo taken from HMCS NORSAL
(8) Unknown vessel - in the right foreground is HMCS NORSAL. Written on back of photo - Stenning
Photos 1 - 8 from the collection of LCdr Douglas J. Ford
Courtesy of J.D. Ford.