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Patrol Vessel & Minesweeping Trawler - PV III

Former HERBERT N. EDWARDS

 

No photo available

 

 

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

Skpr George Critchell, RCN - 05 Mar 1918 - unk

Skpr George Critchell, RCN - 01 May 1918 - unk

Skpr (Temp) George Critchell, RCN - unk - 15 Apr 1919

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

C-D

Critchell, George

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Commanding Officer

05 Mar 1918, 01 May 1918, 15 Apr 1919

 

 

 

 

I-J

Irvine, John Fraser

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Drafted to PV III on 16 Jun 1917 and 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

M-N

MacDonald, Charles Hibbard

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Drafted to PV III on 21 Jun 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

Moran, Wilfred Daly

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Drafted to PV III on 11 May 1918 as A/Art (E), RCN

 

 

 

O-P

Pace, James Herbert

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Drafted to PV III on 11 Jun 1917 as A/Art (E), RCN

Pape, Oscar Joseph

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Drafted to PV III on 24 Apr 1917 as W. Op 4th Cl, RNCVR / on 01 May 1918 as W. Op 3rd Cl, RNCVR

Pride, Arthur

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Drafted to PV III on 27 Feb 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

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