For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
Former RCMP Vessel ADVANCE
Then Harbour Craft HC 27
Advance was built for the RCMP, she was built using a new material called 'Birma Bright', an aluminum alloy, making her light and fast. She served out of Ste Anne des Monts, Quebec until 1939. She was turned over to the Royal Canadian Navy in 1939 as HMCS Advance, renamed HC27 in 1942. She was declared surplus on 10 July 1945. Sold 20 Sep 1946. 1
(1) - Ship's history from the research of Bryon Taylor.