For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
Formerly Department of Public Works Dredge No. 306, she was taken over by the RCN and converted to an auxiliary tanker for use on the west coast. Commissioned on 09 Dec 1942, Mastodon delivered oil to naval storage tanks and occasionally assisted in the distribution of commercial oil products as well. She was paid off on 12 Mar 1946, and entered mercantile service, being noted under Peruvian flag in the 1950s.