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Patrol Vessel & Minesweeping Trawler - PV II

Former AMAGANSETT

PV II

Source: The Ships of Canada's Naval Forces 1910-1981 by Ken Macpherson & John Burgess

 

Built: 1912

Acquired by the RCN: Mar 1917

Paid off: 15 Apr 1919

Fate: Returned to former owners and former name.

 

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 Wallace James NAAS, RCN - 18 Jul 1917 - unk

Skpr (Temp) George Wilfred Miller, RCN - 1918 - 15 Apr 1919

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Balcolm, William James

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Drafted to PV II on 06 May 1918 as Skpr, RCN

 

 

 

 

G-H

Huggins, Harry

1887-1937

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

 

 

 

 

K-L

Kelly, John Emmett

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Drafted to PV II on 31 May 1917 and 01 May 1918 as W. Op 1st Cl, RNCVR

Landry, Ernest

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Drafted to PV II on 26 Jun 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

M-N

Miller, George Wilfred

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Commanding Officer

1918

Naas, Wallace James

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 Commanding Officer

18 Jul 1917

 

 

 

Q-R

Reed, Reginald William John

1883 - 1953

Served in PV II 1917-1918

Rouleau, Phillipe

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Drafted to PV II on 01 May 1918 as Art (E), RCN

 

 

 

 

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