Patrol Vessel & Minesweeping Trawler




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Built: 1912

Acquired by the RCN: Mar 1917

Paid off: Apr 1919

Fate: Returned to her previous owner in Apr 1919. Final disposition unknown.


Former Rollin E. Mason, 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


Ch/Skpr Nelson Watson Allen, RNCVR - 16 Jun 1917 - unk


Ch/Skpr Henry White, RNR - 12 Mar 1918 - unk


Skpr John Joseph Moore, RCN - dates unknown



     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Adlem, Harry, Ch/Skpr, RCN


Drafted to PV V on 01 May 1918 as Ch/Skpr, RCN

Allen, Nelson W.

Critch, G. Walter

Moore, John J.


Pace, James H.

Wallace, John Murray


Drafted to PV V on 04 Jun 1917 as W. Op 4th Cl and on 01 May 1918 as W. Op 3rd Cl, RNCVR

White, Henry


Commanding Officer

12 Mar 1918

White, Walter Lawrence


Drafted to PV V on 21 Jun 1918 as Mate, RNCVR