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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Minesweeping Trawler - TR 1

Then HMNZS WAKAKURA

TR 1, 01 Sep 1917, Port Arthur, Ontario.

Source: Flickr photo collection of Ron Bell

 

Laid down: 31 May 1917

Launched: Sep 1917

Completed: 31 Oct 1917

Paid off: 

Sold to New Zealand: 1926

Commissioned: as HMNZS Wakakura: 1941

Paid off: 1947

Fate: Scrapped in 1953

 

TR 1 served in the RCN until after WW I. In 1926 she was sold to New Zealand and was commissioned as HMNZS Wakakura T-00 and served with the RNZN until after WWII. After WWII she was sold to Tasman Steamship Co and converted to a refrigerated cargo vessel in 1947. She was broken up in 1953.

 

Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr William Henry Norcott, RCN - 17 Jan 1918 - unk

Ch/Skpr William Henry Norcott, RCN - 01 May 1918 - unk

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Bolton, James Howell

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Drafted to TR 1 on 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

C-D

Cameron, David

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Drafted to TR 1 on 01 May 1918 as Ch/Art (E), RCN

 

 

 

 

G-H

Hubley, John Henry

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Drafted to TR 1 on 01 Feb 1918 and 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

Hunt, Hugh Michael

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Drafted to TR1 on 01 Feb 1918 as Ch/Art (E), RCN

 

 

 

M-N

Moulton, Walter Scott

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Drafted to TR 1 on 01 Feb 1918 as W. Op 3rd Cl

Norcott, William Henry

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Commanding Officer

17 Jan 1918 and 01 May 1918

 

 

 

W-X

Wonham, Walter Richard

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Drafted to TR 1 on 01 Feb 1918 as W. Op 4th Cl, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

 

Links

HMNZS Wakakura - Wikipedia

 

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