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HMCS SHULAMITE Z39

Former Rum Runner SHULAMITE

Then MV NORSYA (1950)

HMCS Shulamite, 26 Apr 1944

Source: The Ships of Canada's Naval Forces 1910-1981 by Ken Macpherson and John Burgess

 

Built: 1930 

Commissioned:  07 Aug 1941

Paid off: 03 Aug 1945

Fate: Returned to her previous owners in 1945. Foundered on 19 Sep 1953

 

Built in Mahone Bay, NS, a one-time rum-runner and sister to Marvita, she was acquired by the RCN from the Newfoundland government to be used as an examination vessel.  Returned to her previous owners in Aug 1945, she was later sold and renamed Norsya in 1950.  She foundered off Matane, Que., on 19 Sep 1953.

 

Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr John Sinclair, RCNR - 01 May 1941 - unk

Skpr Harold Allan Crew, RCNR - 09 Jan 1943 - unk

Ch/Skpr Harold Allan Crew, RCNR - 01 May 1944 - unk

  

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

S-T

Shave, Chesley Norman

See HMCS Esquimalt

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Brazil, James, Skpr, RCNR - Jan 1943

 

Crew, Harold Allan, Skpr, RCNR - 01 May 1941

Quinton, Edgar, Ch/Skpr, RCNR - 14 Mar 1945

Roberts, Marcus Henry, Lt, RCNVR - 04 Jun 1945

 

Links

 

Service Records of CERA Norman Chesley Shave

 

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