Battle Class Trawler



HMCS VIMY under construction in Toronto, 1917 (ST JULIEN next astern)


Launched: 16 Jun 1917

Commissioned: 13 Nov 1917

Paid off: 30 Nov 1918

Fate: Unknown


The Toronto-built Vimy was in commission from 13 Nov 1917 to 30 Nov 1918. In 1922 she was transferred to the Department of Marine and Fisheries for conversion, and eventually known as Lightship No. 5. She is thought to have been broken up about 1958.



Commanding Officers


Ch/Skpr Alfred Edward Seaman, RCN - 21 Jun 1918 - unk



     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Berry, Charles Stanley


Drafted to Vimy 01 May 1918 as Ch/Art (E), RCN

Brooke, William Allan


Drafted to Vimy as W. Op 4th Cl., RNCVR

Forbes, Rowland


Drafted to Vimy 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

Hills, William S.


Seaman, Alfred Edward


Commanding Officer

21 Jun 1918