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Minsweeping Trawler - TR 34

Then VALENTIA (1919)

THEN ETOILE DU NORD (1928)

  

No photo available

 

 

Launched: 1917

Completed: 28 Jan 1918

Delivered to the RCN: 28 Jul 1918

Paid off: 14 Jan 1919

Fate: Sold in 1919. Mined off Dunkirk, 24 May 1940

 

Built at the Government Shipyard, Sorel, Quebec, TR 34 was delivered to the RCN on 28 Jul 1918. Paid off on 14 Jan 1919, she was sold the same year and renamed Valentia. She was renamed Etoile du Nord in 1928. Etoile de Nord was sunk by a mine in 1940 off Dunkirk with a loss of 27 of her crew of 30.

 

Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr Marshall O'Harn, RCN - 10 Jun 1918 - unk

Ch/Skpr Marshall O'Harn, RCN - 1919 - unk

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

C-D

Carroll, Edward

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Drafted to TR 34 on 15 Jun 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

G-H

Hill, Clarke Robertson

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Drafted to TR 34 on 12 Jun 1918 as W. Op 4th Cl, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

O-P

O'Harn, Marshall

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Drafted to TR 34 on 10 Jun 1918 as Ch/Skpr, RCN and in 1919 as Ch/Skpr, RCN

Price, William Robinson

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Drafted to TR 34 on 26 Jun 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

Links

Wrecks off Dunkirk, 1940

Etoile du Nord - Les Úpaves au large de DUNKERQUE

Etoile du Nord - ALAMER website

 

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