For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Minesweeping Trawler - TR 20

Then S.T. SEVILLE FD135 (1920)

Then S.T. DURRAWEEN (1926)

Then HMAS DURRAWEEN FY93 (1940)

TR 20 at the Kingston, Ontario, shipyard circa 1917.

Source: flicker photo collection of Ron Bell

 

Completed: 10 November 1917 

Paid off: 

Sold: 1920

Acquired by RAN: 1940

Commissioned: 29 July 1940

Paid off: 1 November 1945

Fate: Broken up in 1952

 

Completed on 10 Nov 1917, she was paid off after the war and sold for commercial use. Sold in 1920, she was renamed Seville, then in 1926, Durraween. Acquired by the RAN in 1940, she was commissioned as HMAS Durraween on 29 Jul 1940. Paid off on 10 Nov 1945, she was returned to her pre-wartime owners. She was broken up at Blackwater Bay, Sydney, NSW in 1952.

 

Commanding Officers

Mate Abraham Boyce, RNCVR

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Boyce, Abraham

____-____

Commanding Officer

 

 

 

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

HOME PAGE     SHIP INDEX      CONTACT