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Coastal Drifter - CD 25

Then FENBY (1925)

CD 25

"The war is over"

From the collection of William Herbert Rose and Marmaduke Rose

Courtesy of Bud (Donald) Rose

 

Delivered to the RCN: 

Paid off: 15 Feb 1919

Fate: Sold in 1925. Final disposition unknown

 

Paid off on 15 Feb 1919, CD 25 was  loaned to Dr. Grenfill (Labrador Mission) in 1920. She was renamed Fenby in 1925 and sold to France on 13 Jun 1925.

 

Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr Berton Miller Balcom, RCN - 01 Mar 1918 - unk

Skpr Avery Howard Nickerson, RCN - 06 May 1918 - 15 Feb 1919

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Balcolm, Berton Miller

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Drafted to CD 25 on 01 Mar 1918 as Ch/Skpr, RCN, CO

 

 

 

 

G-H

Gorman, James William

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Drafted to CD 25 on 01 Mar 1918 as mate, RNCVR

 

 

 

 

M-N

Nickerson, Avery Howard

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Drafted to CD 25 on 06 May 1918 as Skpr, RCN, CO

 

 

 

 

Q-R

Rose, William Herbert

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Photos and Documents (below)

 

A few crew members of CD 25

From the collection of William Herbert Rose and Marmaduke Rose

Courtesy of Bud (Donald) Rose

Fo'c's'le of CD 25

From the collection of William Herbert Rose and Marmaduke Rose

Courtesy of Bud (Donald) Rose

Sleeping on the upper deck under the canopy on CD 25 - somewhere off Bermuda

From the collection of William Herbert Rose and Marmaduke Rose

Courtesy of Bud (Donald) Rose

Sleeping on the upper deck under the canopy on CD 25 - somewhere off Bermuda

From the collection of William Herbert Rose and Marmaduke Rose

Courtesy of Bud (Donald) Rose

The gun on a CD (possibly CD 25)

From the collection of William Herbert Rose and Marmaduke Rose

Courtesy of Bud (Donald) Rose

Iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland. Photo taken from CD 25

From the collection of William Herbert Rose and Marmaduke Rose

Courtesy of Bud (Donald) Rose

 

 

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