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Malaspina (C.G.S.)

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Registry #1 136044 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1913 Malaspina (C.G.S.) Name 5
Name 2 Malaspina (H.M.C.S.) Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1913 Place Dublin Area Country Ireland
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 162.4' x 27.1' x 13.1'
Builder Dublin Dockyard Co. Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 392 Type 1 Patrol vessel
Registered Tonnage 129 Type 2
Engine Triple expansion 3-cylinder Steam engine Engine Manufacture D. Rowan & Co. Glasgow UK
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign CGFM
Pendant  # Masters
In 1913 she joined the Canada Department of Marine & Fisheries as a fishery patrol on the West Coast as C.G.S. Malaspina. In 1914 she took up part-time patrol duty for the Royal Canadian Navy. In 1917 she was commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy as H.M.C.S. Malaspina interdicting contraband in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. In 1920 she was transferred into service of the Ministry of Marine, Ottawa ON as C.G.S. Malaspina. In 1939 she was commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy as H.M.C.S. Malaspina for patrol and examination service. She was later taken over by H.M.C.S. Royal Roads as a training vessel. In 1945 she was paid off. In 1946 she was owned by Canadian Government for the Department of Fisheries, Ottawa ON.
Fate Broken up Date 1947-00-00
Named Features
Significance of Name
In 1947 she was sold and broken up at Victoria BC.
Canada List of Shipping; Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000)
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