For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
Minesweeping Trawler - TR 36
Built by David Shipbuilding & Repairing Co. Ltd., Lauzon, Que., she was completed on 05 Jun 1918. Displacement: 275 tons, Length: 125 ft, Beam: 23.5 ft, Draught: 13.5 ft, Speed: 10 kts, Armament: 1-12pdr. Paid off on 07 Jan 1919, she was sold in Aug 1926 to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co. Ltd., Fleetwood and renamed Ferrol FD124. On 08 Dec 1931, while on a trip to Butt of Lewis grounds, at about 0600 with strong southerly wind and sea, she was stranded at Crianan Head, 3 miles west of Tuipan Head Lighthouse, Eye Peninsular, Isle of Lewis. She was declared a total loss, but all crew of twelve safe. Only the wheelhouse and funnel remained above water.