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Bluenose (H.M.C.S.)

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Registry #1 Canada Registry #2 CN FY.44 Registry #3
Name 1 1938c Bluenose Name 5
Name 2 1942 Bluenose (H.M.C.S.) Name 6
Name 3 1942 H.C. 340 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1938c Place (nk) Area (nk) Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp)
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Fishboat, troller
Registered Tonnage Type 2 Patrol vessel
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # FY.44; HC.340 Masters
In 1942 her ownership transferred to His Majesty the King. In 1944 she served as a harbour craft after the Fishermen's Reserve was disbanded. She was used as a Canadian Naval Patrol Craft, Small in the Royal Canadian Navy 1942-44.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
#3236NW. In 1942 she was seized from Japanese owners for service with the Royal Canadian Navy, her ownership transferred to His Majesty the King. At the time her appraised value was $3,650. Several authorities state that in 1942 she was commissioned into the RCN Fisherman's Reserve - others that she was a harbour craft after the disbandment of the Fisherman's Reserve. However the Canadian Navy List shows her as a small patrol craft stationed at Esquimalt BC.
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000); Japanese Fishing Vessels Disposal Committee (December 1942) Report of Japanese Fishing Vessels Disposal Committee. Vancouver BC; Popp, Carol (1988); Tucker, G.N. (1952); Macpherson & Burgess (1981)
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