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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMC FIRE TUG No. 3 - YMT 558 / NFT 3


Naval Fire Tug No. 3 at the RCN dock, St. John's, Newfoundland

Credit: Provincial Archives photograph collection. The Rooms Provincial Archives Division, NA 16188


Entered into service: 1945

Fate: Sold in 1964 


Fire Tug No. 3 entered into service in 1945 and served in St. John's, Newfoundland. She was sold in 1964 to Canadian National Railways, the owners of the dockyard in St. John's.


Commanding Officers




     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Former Crew Members

Greening Edward


Mercer, Ted

Parsons, Kevin


Rose, William

Williams, Ted



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