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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


Yacht Venetia

Source: Citizen Sailors: Chronicles of Canada's Naval Reserve, 1910-2010


Acquired by RCN: 

Fate: Unknown


HMCS Venetia was a yacht used by the RCN for training purposes. In Apr 1942, HMCS York, Ont., was assigned as her depot ship.


Commanding Officers

Lt George Albert La Rue, RCNVR - 03 Apr 1942 - unk

Lt William Thomas Cook, RCNVR - 21 May 1942 - unk

Slt John Branford Beavon, RCNVR - 09 Jul 1943 - unk


     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

McFAULDS, Ronald David

Assistant Cook, V45918, RCNVR

Died - 29 Sep 1942 


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Former Crew Members

Denis, Pierre Gilles, Slt, RCNVR - 25 May 1942

Gower, Graham Frewer, Slt, RCNVR - 05 May 1942

Plumb, David William, Slt, RCNVR - 08 May 1944