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HMCS PETREL

Petrel - date unknown

 

Launched: 1892

Commissioned: 1914

Paid off: 1918

Fate: Unknown

 

A sister ship to Curlew and Constance, Petrel was built as a fishery patrol vessel at Owen Sound in 1892, but did not see salt water until 1905. Between 1914 and 1918 she was employed frequently as a patrol or examination vessel on the east coast. After the war she reverted briefly to her fishery patrol duties before being sold in 1923.

 

Commanding Officers

Mate, Milton Robert Janes, RNCVR - 29 May 1918 - unk

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Burton George Arthur

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Drafted to Petrel 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

G-H

Huxtable, Henry Robert

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Drafted to Petrel 01 May 1918 at Mate, RCN

 

 

 

 

I-J

Janes, Milton Robert

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Commanding Officer

29 May 1918

 

 

 

 

M-N

McLean, Frank Blanchard

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Drafted to Petrel 01 May 1918

as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

 

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