Patrol Vessel & Minesweeping Trawler




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Built: 1912

Acquired by the RCN: Mar 1917

Paid off: 15 Apr 1919

Fate: returned to former owners and former name.


Former Leander Wilcox, 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 (Temp) Frank Douglas Stevens, RNCVR - 03 Nov 1917 - unk

Skpr (Temp) William Crummery Moores, RCN - 18 Feb 1918 - unk

Skpr William Crummery Moores, RCN - 01 May 1918 - unk

Skpr William Crummery Moores - unk - 15 Apr 1919



     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Cameron, David


Drafted to PV VI 30 Jul 1917 as Ch/Art (E), RCN

Hardy, George


Drafted to PV VI on 18 Feb 1918 and 01 May 1918 as Mate, RNCVR

Moores, William Crummery


Commanding Officer

18 Feb 1918, 01 May 1918, and in 1919

Stevens, Frank D.

Wallace, John Murray


Drafted to PV VI on 01 May 1918 as Art (E), RCN