For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Minesweeping Trawler - TR 24

Then GOSSE (1920)

Then French Vessel AD.278 (WW II)

 

No photo available

 

 

Completed: 27 May 1918

Paid off: 10 Jan 1919

Returned to RN: 1919

Sold: 1920. Final disposition unknown

 

Built by Collingwood Shipyards Ltd., TR 24 was completed on 27 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. Sold in 1920, she was renamed Gosse. She appeared in French registers as AD.278 in World War II.

 

Commanding Officers

Skpr William James Balcom, RCN - 01 Feb 1918 - unk

Skpr (Temp) John William Brocklesby, RCN - 06 May 1918 - unk

Skpr John William Brocklesby, RCN - 27 May 1918 - unk

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Abbott, Ian Elmer

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Drafted to TR 24 on 27 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

Balcolm, William James

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Commanding Officer

01 Feb 1918

Brocklesby, John William

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Commanding Officer

06 May 1918 and 27 May 1918

 

 

C-D

Cherrett, Kenneth Bright

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Drafted to TR 24 on 01 Feb 1918 and 01 May 1918 as W. Op 3rd Cl, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

K-L

Kinnaird, Richard Ross

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Drafted to TR 24 on 01 Feb 1918 and 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

M-N

McMillan, James Morrison

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Drafted to TR 24 on 01 Feb 1918 and 01 May 1918 ad Ch/Art (E), RCN

 

 

 

 

O-P

Pinchin, Robert James

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Drafted to TR 24 on 01 May 1918 as W. Op 4th Cl, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

 

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