HMCS UNIVERSE Z125  /  HC 125

 

Harbour Craft

 


 

 

NO PHOTO AVAILABLE

 

 

Acquired by RCN: 

Removed from service: 31 Jan 1946

Fate Returned to owner, final disposition unknown.

 

For part of her time in service to the RCN, this converted fishing vessel was used as a fireboat in Esquimalt, manned by the RCNVR and the men of the Fishermen's Reserve. Due to her slow pumping capability, she was replaced by Fireboat No. 2.

 


 

Commanding Officers

 

Cox'n Peter Edward Haan (FR), RCNR - 03 Jun 1942 - unk

Skpr Frank Henry Stratford, RCNR - 14 Jan 1944 - unk

Ch/Skpr Reginald James Smith, RCNR - 27 Jul 1944 - unk

Skpr/Lt, Kenneth Bennett, RCNR - 16 May 1945 - unk (HC125)

 


 

Former Crew Members

 

Galbrath, James Cairns, Skpr, RCNVR - 09 Apr 1945 (HC 125)

 


 

On of the skippers of HMCS UNIVERSE on HMCS UNIVERSE

From the collection of Kenneth Marlatt

Courtesy of Judy Agis

 


 

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