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Bluenose (H.M.C.S.)

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Registry #1 (nk) Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1940 Bluenose Name 5
Name 2 1942 Bluenose (H.M.C.S.) Name 6
Name 3 1944 H.C. 340 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1940 Place (nk) Area (nk) Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 35.0' x 8.5' x 5.0'
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 1942-1944.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
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); LAC RG24 Volume 6715 File 8000-4-1/340 General Information - Harbour Craft 340; Email (Bryon Taylor-Nauticapedia 2017);
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