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Patrol Vessel & Minesweeping Trawler -  PV I

Former WILLIAM B. MURRAY

 

No photo available

 

 

Launched: 1912

Acquired by the RCN: Mar 1917

Paid off: Apr 1919

Fate: Returned to her previous owner in April 1919. Final disposition unknown.

 

These seven New England-built menhaden trawlers made up a patrol and minesweeping flotilla based at Sydney, N.S. Purchased in the U.S., they served in the RCN between Mar 1917 and Apr 1919, subsequently reverting to their former names and occupation. Each was armed with a 12-pounder gun.

 

Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr Stanley Allison Hutchinson, RCN - 18 Jul 1917 - unk

Ch/Skpr Charles Cleveland, RNR - 06 May 1918 - unk

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Berriger, Amplies

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Drafted to PV I on 27 Jun 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

C-D

Cleveland, Charles

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Commanding Officer

06 May 1918

Cooper, John Kinghorn

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Drafted to PV I on 06 Feb 1918 and 01 May 1918 as W. Op 3rd Cl, RNCVR

Dicks, Louis

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Drafted to PV I on 18 Jul 1917 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

E-F

Freeman, Lemeul

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Drafted to PV I on 18 Jul 1917 as A/Art, RCN, and on 01 May 1918 as A/Art (E), RCN

 

 

 

 

G-H

Hutchinson, Stanley Allison

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Commanding Officer

18 Jul 1917

 

 

 

 

 

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