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Fisherman's Reserve Vessel CANCOLIM Z10

Fisherman's Reserve Vessel Cancolim Z10

Courtesy of Dave Shirlaw, Seawaves Magazine, RCN News

 

Acquired by the RCN: 19 Jan 1940

Returned to owners: Nov 1945 

 

Cancolim was charted from American Can Company for the Fishermen's Reserve at a rate of $370 per month. She was returned in 1945.

 

Photos and Doucments

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Herbert Coates Reynard David, RCNR - 27 Jan 1940 - unk

Ch/Skpr Eric William Suffield, RCNR - 24 Feb 1941 - unk

Ch/Skpr John Samuel Tamatoa Williams, RCNR  - 29 Apr 1943 - unk

Skpr/Lt Bertram Glyndwr Killeen Owen-Jones, RCNR - 07 Feb 1945 - unk

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

C-D

Doull, Robert Hugh James

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Drafted to Cancolim 27 Mar 1943 as Skpr, RCNR

 

 

 

 

K-L

Leigh, Laithwood Lewis

1914-1972

Served in Cancolim 26 Jan 1940 - 18 Oct 1940 and 01 May 1941 - 05 Aug 1941 as Engineer In Charge

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Proudfood, Arthur James, Skpr, RCNR - 18 May 1942

Smith, Graham John, Skpr, RCNR - 02 Mar 1944

Woods, Mervyn John, Lt, RCNVR - 27 Jan 1940

 

Photos and Documents

 

Fisherman's Reserve Vessel Cancolim, BC, 1940

From the collection of Laithwood Leigh

Courtesy of Judy Saunders

Fisherman's Reserve Vessel Cancolim, BC, 1940

From the collection of Laithwood Leigh

Courtesy of Judy Saunders

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