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Minesweeping Trawler - TR 15

Then Belgian Merchantman JACQUELINE

Then Kreigsmarine M-3630 (1941)

Then Kreigsmarine M-3830 (1943)

 

No photo available

 

 

Completed: 21 Jun 1918

Paid off: 

Sold: 1920 for civilian use - renamed Jacqueline

 

Captured: 1940 by German Forces

Commissioned in German Navy: as 1941

Surrendered: Jun 1945

Fate: Sold after WWII - final disposition unknown

 

Built by Polson Iron Works, Toronto, Ont., she was completed on 21 Jun 1918. Her specifications were: Displacement: 275 tons, Length: 125 ft, Beam: 23.5 ft, Draught: 13.5 ft, Speed: 10 kts, Armament: 1-12pdr. Paid off after the war, she was sold in 1920 and renamed Jacqueline. In 1940 she was captured by the Germans as Ostend and commissioned in the Kreigsmarine in 1941 as M-3630. On 06 Sep 1943, M-3630 was sunk by Allied aircraft at Bayonne. She was raised and repaired and re-commissioned as M-3830. She surrendered in Jun 1945 and was later sold.

 

Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr James Westaway, RCN - 21 Jun 1918 - unk

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

S-T

Smith, William Black

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Drafted to TR 15 on 21 Jun 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

Taylor, Gilbert

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Drafted to TR 15 on 21 Jun 1918 as Ch/Art (E), RCN

 

 

 

W-X

Westaway, James

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Commanding Officer

21 Jun 1918

 

 

 

 

 

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