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HMCS INGLEWOOD Z51

Pacific Pilot III (former HMCS Inglewood Z51), Campbell River, BC - 2012

Photographer: Dirk Septer

Dirk Septer 2012

 

Commissioned: 1944

Paid off: 1946

Fate: Sold 1947.  Still in use as of 2012 as Pacific Pilot III

 

 

Built by Palmer and William, PEI in 1944. Stationed out of Halifax, NS, she was used by the RCN from 1944 till 1946 as an A/S target towing vessel. After she was paid off, she served as pilot launch on BC coast 30 years; followed by doing Fisheries patrol charters in the Tofino-Ucluelet, BC area.

 

She was renamed Sphinx II (1947-1951); then Pilot Boat No. 2. (1951-1958); then Canada Pilot No. 21 (1968-1974); then Pacific Pilot III.

 

Commanding Officers

 

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

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