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Minesweeping Trawler - TR 6

Then Mexican Patrol Boat MAZATLAN (1920)

TR 6 at the Port Arthur Shipping Co., Port Arthur, Ontario, circa 1917

Source: flicker photo collection of Ron Bell

 

Completed: 27 May 1918

Paid off: 

Fate: Sold to 1920. Stricken in 1949. Final disposition unknown

 

Built at Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., TR 6 was completed on 27 May 1918. Her specifications were: Displacement: 275 tons, Length: 125 ft, Beam: 23.5 ft, Draught: 13.5 ft, Speed: 10 kts, Armament: 1-12pdr. TR 6 was sold to Mexico as Mazatlan  in 1920. Used as a patrol boat, she was stricken from Mexican navy records in 1949.

 

Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr William Patrick Burke, RCN - 27 May 1918 - unk

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Burke, William Patrick

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Drafted to TR 6 on 27 May 1918 as Ch/Skpr, RCN

 

 

 

 

S-T

Steele, John

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Drafted to TR 6 on 27 May 1918 as Art (E), RCN

 

 

 

 

 

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