For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
Minesweeping Trawler - TR 15
Then Belgian Merchantman JACQUELINE
Then Kreigsmarine M-3630 (1941)
Then Kreigsmarine M-3830 (1943)
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.