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Patrol Vessel & Minesweeping Trawler - PV V 

Former ROLLIN E. MASON

 

No photo available

 

 

Built: 1912

Acquired by the RCN: Mar 1917

Paid off: Apr 1919

Fate: Returned to her previous owner in Apr 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 Nelson Watson Allen, RNCVR - 16 Jun 1917 - unk

Ch/Skpr Henry White, RNR - 12 Mar 1918 - unk

Skpr John Joseph Moore, RCN - dates unknown

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Adlem, Harry, Ch/Skpr, RCN

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Drafted to PV V on 01 May 1918 as Ch/Skpr, RCN

Allen, Nelson Watson

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Commanding Officer

16 Jun 1917

 

 

 

M-N

Moore, John Joseph

1867-1966

 

 

 

 

O-P

Pace, James Herbert

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

 

 

 

 

W-X

Wallace, John Murray

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Drafted to PV V on 04 Jun 1917 as W. Op 4th Cl and on 01 May 1918 as W. Op 3rd Cl, RNCVR

White, Henry

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Commanding Officer

12 Mar 1918

White, Walter Lawrence

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

 

 

 

Links

Personal photo gallery of John Joseph Moore

 

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