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YFP 317

(CFAV VIXEN)

YFP 317 (Vixen)  and YFP 308 (Wolf)

Photographer: Christian Krajewski

Courtesy of Ben Whiting

 

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YFP-317, also known as CFAV Vixen operated out of the Small Boats Unit (SBU) at CFB Esquimalt. In of 1976 she was based it out of HMCS Quadra in Comox, BC, for the months of June-July-August operating  primarily in Desolation Sound and Georgia Strait as a training ship. In September 1976, YFP-317 was returned to SBU at CFB Esquimalt.

Commanding Officers

Lt (N) Walter Samson - 1976

 

  

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

W-X

Samson, Walter

____-1980

Served in Vixen (YFP 317) in the 1970s

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Whiting, Ben, Lt (N), XO - 1976

 

 

 

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