For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
Minesweeping Trawler - TR 37
Then US Naval Ship CT37
Then THEIR MERIT L056 (1925)
Then HMS THEIR MERIT FY 522
Then MERCHANT VICTOR M52 (1958)
TR 37 was delivered to the RCN on 01 Nov 1918. Paid off on 19 Jan 1919 she was transferred to the USN on the same day. In Aug 1919 she was returned to the RCN. In 1925 she was sold to private use and renamed Their Merit. She was acquired by the RN in Aug 1939 and commissioned as Their Merit FY 522. Paid off in Nov 1945, she was returned to her previous owners. She was sold on 02 May 1956 and renamed Victor M52, and again on 22 Aug 1959 to Belgium interests.