Patrol Vessel & Minesweeping Trawler







Built: 1912

Acquired by the RCN: Mar 1917

Paid off: 15 Apr 1919

Fate: Returned to former owners and former name.


Former Herbert N. Edwards, she was one of seven New England-built menhaden trawlers made up a patrol and minesweeping flotilla based at Sydney, N.S. Purchased in the U.S., they served in the RCN between Mar 1917 and Apr 1919, subsequently reverting to their former names and occupation. Each was armed with a 12-pounder gun.



Commanding Officers


Skpr George Critchell, RCN - 05 Mar 1918 - unk


Skpr George Critchell, RCN - 01 May 1918 - unk


Skpr (Temp) George Critchell, RCN - unk - 15 Apr 1919



     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Critchell, George


Commanding Officer

05 Mar 1918, 01 May 1918, 15 Apr 1919

Hills, William S.


Irvine, John Fraser


Drafted to PV III on 16 Jun 1917 and 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

MacDonald, Charles H.

Moran, Wilfred Daly


Drafted to PV III on 11 May 1918 as A/Art (E), RCN

Pace, James H.

Pape, Oscar Joseph


Drafted to PV III on 24 Apr 1917 as W. Op 4th Cl, RNCVR / on 01 May 1918 as W. Op 3rd Cl, RNCVR

Pride, Arthur


Drafted to PV III on 27 Feb 1918 as Mate, RNCVR