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Whistler (R.C.A.F.)

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Registry #1 RCAF M.292 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1942 Whistler (R.C.A.F.) Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1942 Place (nk) Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 40' x ? X ?
Builder (nk) Measurement (metric)
Hull Wood Displacement
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Patrol vessel
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign 3CLA
Pendant  # M.292 Masters
In 1942-1945 she was operated by the RCAF for service based at Coal Harbur BC.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
In 1942 she was based at Western Air Command, Coal Harbour, BC. At the end of the Second World War she was laid up in the ship boneyard at Bedwell Bay in Indian Arm BC.
Weicht, Chris (1997);
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