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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMCS UNIVERSE Z125

Then HC 125

 

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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)

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

Former Crew Members

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

 

 

 

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