For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
Minesweeping Trawler - TR 59
TR 59 was completed in Nov 1919 and paid off in 1919. Transferred briefly to the USN as CT59 in 1919, she was returned to the RCN in Aug 1919. Sold in 1920, she was renamed Gironde I. Gironde I was captured in France by German forces in 1940. She was commissioned in the Kreigsmarine as FB-07 in Jul 1942. She was later renamed/re-designated V-1517 and M-3854. M-3854 surrendered in May 1945. She was sold after the war.