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Ville Class Tug BARKERVILLE Z19

 

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Laid Down: 13 Oct 1944

Delivered to the RCN: 14 Dec 1944 

Fate: Sank on 17 Dec 1945

 

Built by Russel Brother's Ltd, Owen Sound, Ont., Barkerville was delivered by CN rail to Vancouver to serve on the West coast. On 17 Dec 1945 Barkerville sank at the entrance to Bedwell Harbour while towing the corvette Hespeler to mooring. Unlike her sister Marysville, Barkerville was not raised and repaired.

 

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