CNAV Eastore 515

Credit: Ken MacPherson collection which is housed at the University of Calgary Archives on behalf of Naval Museum of Alberta.

Courtesy of the Naval Museum of Alberta

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Commissioned: 07 Dec 1944

Paid off: 08 Apr 1946

Re-designated: CNAV

Fate: Sold in 31 Mar 1964. Final disposition unknown.


Originally built at the Brunswick Marine Shipyward, Georgia, USA, for the U.S. Army, Eastore was commissioned on 07 Dec 1944, as a supply vessel and served on the east coast until paid off on 08 Apr 1946, to become a CNAV.  She was sold on 30 Jul 1964.



Photos and Documents


Unsung Hero - The life of Eastore by Capt. J.G.R. (Rod) Hutcheson, RCN (ret'd)


The Three Sisters - Eastore, Laymore and Westore by Capt. J.G.R. (Rod) Hutcheson, RCN (ret'd)



Commanding Officers


Cdr John Earl McQueen, RCNVR - 07 Dec 1944 - 01 Jan 1945 


Skpr/Lt John Angus MacLeod, RCNR - 02 Jan 1045 - 14 Oct 1945


Skpr/Lt Abraham Richard Hallett, RCNR - 15 Oct 1945 - 08 Apr 1946



     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten





 Former Crew Members


Bowie, John, Ch/Skpr, RCNR - 29 Mar 1945


Lillington, Samuel, Ch/Skpr, RCNR - Jan 1945


Perry, John Benjamin, Skpr, RCNR - Jan 1945



Photos and Documents


HMCS Eastore Z56

From the collection of H.S. (Tim) Lee

Courtesy of Ryan Lee

Eastore in Nassau 1966

Courtesy of / Capt. J.G.R. (Rod) Hutcheson, RCN (ret'd)