For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMCS VIMY

Then Lightship No. 5

HMCS Vimy under construction in Toronto, 1917 (St. Julien next astern)

 

Launched: 16 Jun 1917

Commissioned: 13 Nov 1917

Paid off: 30 Nov 1918

Fate: Unknown

 

The Toronto-built Vimy was in commission from 13 Nov 1917 to 30 Nov 1918. In 1922 she was transferred to the Department of Marine and Fisheries for conversion, and eventually known as Lightship No. 5. She is thought to have been broken up about 1958.

 

Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr Alfred Edward Seaman, RCN - 21 Jun 1918 - unk

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Berry, Charles Stanley

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Drafted to Vimy 01 May 1918 as Ch/Art (E), RCN

Brooke, William Allan

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Drafted to Vimy as W. Op 4th Cl., RNCVR

 

 

 

E-F

Forbes, Rowland

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Drafted to Vimy 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

S-T

Seaman, Alfred Edward

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Commanding Officer

21 Jun 1918

 

 

 

 

 

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