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Springtime V (H.M.C.S.)

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Registry #1 172350 Registry #2 CN FY.09 Registry #3
Name 1 1940 Springtime V Name 5
Name 2 1942 Springtime V (H.M.C.S.) Name 6
Name 3 1946 Springtime V Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1940 Place Eburne Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 46.5' x 14' x 6.1'
Builder Komori, M. Measurement (metric) 14.2m x 4.3m x 1.9m
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage 25.04 Type 1 Fishpacker
Registered Tonnage 17.03 Type 2 Patrol vessel
Engine 100hp diesel engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # FY.09 Masters In 1943 John E. Higginbotham (Coxswain RCNR) in command; In 1944 John E. Higginbotham (Skipper RCNR (FR)) in command;
In 1940-1942- she was owned by Tadahiro Komori. In 1942 she was seized from Japanese owners for service with the Royal Canadian Navy. In 1942 she was appraised at $10,250. In 1942 her ownership was tranferred to His Majesty the King. In 1942-1945 she was a harbour service auxiliary at Esquimalt BC - Springtime V (H.M.C.S.) - Canadian Naval Patrol Vessel, Fishermen's Reserve. In 1946 she was sold by the War Assets Corp. In 1950 she was owned by George Meadmore, Victoria BC. In 1956-1978 she was owned by Nicholas Paul, Victoria BC. In 1979-2008 she was owned by Springtime Fishing Co. Ltd., Vancouver BC.
Fate Registry closed Date 2008-03-10
Named Features
Significance of Name
In 1943-1944 she was tender to H.M.C.S. Givenchy II. In 1942 she had Mk. V minesweeping gear installed. After the Second World War she was placed in the ship boneyard at Bedwell Bay BC. In 1983 she sank.
Japanese Fishing Vessels Disposal Committee (December 1942) Report of Japanese Fishing Vessels Disposal Committee. Vancouver BC; Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000)
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