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Patrol Vessel & Minesweeping Trawler - PV VI

Former LEANDER WILCOX

 

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 (Temp) William Crummery Moores, RCN - 18 Feb 1918 - unk

Skpr William Crummery Moores, RCN - 01 May 1918 - unk

Skpr William Crummery Moores - unk - 15 Apr 1919

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

C-D

Cameron, David

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Drafted to PV VI 30 Jul 1917 as Ch/Art (E), RCN

 

 

 

 

G-H

Hardy, George

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Drafted to PV VI on 18 Feb 1918 and 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

M-N

Moores, William Crummery

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Commanding Officer

18 Feb 1918, 01 May 1918, and in 1919

 

 

 

 

W-X

Wallace, John Murray

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

 

 

 

 

 

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