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CANADIAN NAVY - CANADA

CONVERTED MERCHANT VESSELS

requisitioned fishing vessels of WWII

100 - 1000 BRT:

Trawlers: Bras d`Or (1901, 221, 10/1939 - 19/10/1940), Comber (1916, 303, 1942 - 1945), Rayon d`Or (1912, 342, 1939 - 1945), Venosta (1917, 316, 1 - 57/40, 12/1939 - 1941), Vercheres (1901, 157, 1941 - 9/5/1943), Viernoe (1914, 273, 1 - 57/40, 1939 - 1941)
Whalers: Star XVI (1930, 249, 1941 - 11/1945), Suderoy IV (1930, 252, 8/1940 - 11/1945), Suderoy V (1930, 252, 1941 - 11/1945), Suderoy VI (1929, 254, 3/1941 - 11/1945)

Ship project history: Civil fishery vessels requisitioned by Admiralty.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service:  Format of date including day/month/year means loss of the vessel. Format of date containing month/year means return to owner or conversion to miscellaneous vessel. Also very many drifters and motor fishing vessels with tonnage less than 100 BRT were commissioned by Navy.

Ivan Gogin, 2015