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Cougar (H.M.C.S.)

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Registry #1 US Registry Registry #2 CN Z.15 Registry #3 US Registry
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1916 Sabalo Name 5 1946 Breezin' Thru (I)
Name 2 1916 Sabalo (U.S.S.) Name 6
Name 3 1937 Breezin' Thru (I) Name 7
Name 4 1940 Cougar (H.M.C.S.) Name 8
 
Year Built 1916 Place Neponset Area MA Country USA
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 140' x 20' x 10'
Builder George Langley & Son Corp. Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 204 Type 1 Yacht
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine 2 diesel engines Engine Manufacture Winton Engine Corp.
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # SP.225; Z.15 Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1916-1917 she was owned by W. Earl Dodge, New York City NY. In 1917-1919 she was in commission with the US Navy sssigned to the 3rd Naval District, Sabalo operated in the New York Harbor area on section patrol duty. In 1921 she was owned by Van Lear Black, Baltimore MD. In 1931 she was owned by Albert Pack Corporation, Chicago IL. In 1937 she was owned by Leila Post Montgomery, Battle Creek MI. In 1940 she was purchased by Clarence Wallace, Vancouver BC for use by the Royal Canadian Navy as an armed yacht. In 1946 she was sold to Jack Gilmore, Vancouver BC. In 1946 she was sold to Bearl Scott, Vancouver BC. In 1948 she was transferred to US registry and owner moved to Pasadena CA.
 
Fate Registry closed Date 1950-00-00
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
In 1940 she was commissioned as H.M.C.S. Cougar at Esquimalt BC as a Canadian Naval Yacht, Armed on A/S patrol. She was rebuilt with a 6 pound gun on the foc'sle. In 1942 she was transferred to Prince Rupert BC. In 1944 she was transferred to Esquimalt as an Examination Vessel. In 1945 she was paid off by the RCN. In 1950 she was sunk in hurricane at Kingston Jamaica.
 
References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000); https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Sabalo_(SP-225)
Last update
2017-05-05

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