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Minesweeping Trawler - TR 22


TR-22 at anchor, Sydney, NS - Oct 1918

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From the collection of George Robertson

Courtesy of Karen Robertson



Completed: 21 May 1918

Paid off: 

Sold: 1920. Final disposition unknown



Built by Canadian Vickers Ltd., Montreal, she was completed on 31 May 1918. Her specifications were: Displacement: 275 tons, Length: 125 ft, Beam: 23.5 ft, Draught: 13.5 ft, Speed: 10 kts, Armament: 1-12pdr. She was sold in 1920 and renamed Marie Evelynne.


Commanding Officers

Mate James William Gorman, RNCVR - 06 May 1918 - unk

Mate James William Gorman, RNCVR - 31 May 1918 - unk


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Brooks, William R.


Drafted to TR 22 on 04 Jun 1918 as W. Op 4th Cl, RNCVR






Gorman, James William


Commanding Officer

06 May 1918






Robertson, George


Drafted to TR 22 on 06 May 1918 and 31 May 1918 as Art (E), RCN