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Minesweeping Trawler - TR 5

TR 5 at the Port Arthur Shipping Co., Port Arthur, Ontario, circa 1917.

Source: flicker photo collection of Ron Bell


Completed: 04 May 1918 

Paid off: 1919

Fate: Sold in 1919. Final disposition unknown


TR 5 was sold to the Brazilian Navy in 1919 and renamed Commandante Lorette.


Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr Thomas Motley, RCN - 30 May 1918 - unk



     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Abbott, David Spencer


Drafted to TR 5 on 30 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR






Marshall, Gladstone


Drafted to TR 5 on 24 Jun 1918 as W. Op 3rd Cl, RNCVR

Moulton, Walter Scott


Drafted to TR 5 on 17 Jun 1918 as W. Op 3rd Cl, RNCVR

Motley, Thomas


Commanding Officer

30 May 1918