For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
Minesweeping Trawler - TR 27
Then French Minesweeper GALOPIN AD164
Then Kreigsmarine M4403 (1940)
Built by Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Que, she was completed on 22 May 1918. Her specification on completion were: Displacement: 275 tons, Length: 125 ft, Beam: 23.5 ft, Draught: 13.5 ft, Speed: 10 kts, Armament: 1-12pdr. TR 27 was sold to the French Navy in 1920 and renamed Galopin. She was captured by the Germans in 1940 and commissioned in the Kreigsmarine as M-4403 in Nov 1940. On 23 Aug 1944 she was scuttled off the coast of France.