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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

Training Vessel - ACADIAN 194

Former RCMP Vessel ACADIAN

Acadian - Training vessel for HMCS Cabot

From the collection of Bill Perks

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Commissioned: 1976

Paid off: 1996

Fate: Unknown


Acadian was the 2nd RCMP vessel to bear this name.  She served as an RCMP vessel from 1959 to 1976, when she was transferred to the Canadian Navy and served as a tender to HMCS Cabot, St. John's, Newfoundland, and later at HMCS Donnacona, Montreal, Quebec.  She was paid off in 1996.


Photos and Documents


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Photos and Documents


Training Vessel Acadian exiting St. John's, Newfoundland circa 1979

From the collection of Bill Perks

Training Vessel Acadian with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment mid 1970s

From the collection of Bill Perks