TR 28


Minesweeping Trawler




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Completed: 30 May 1918

Paid off: 31 Jan 1919

Sold: Aug 1926 for commercial use

Fate: 16 Sep 1939 - presumed lost to enemy action - with the loss of her crew of 13


Built by Canadian Vickers Ltd., Montreal, Que, she was completed on 30 May 1918. Her specifications were: Displacement: 275 tons, Length: 125 ft, Beam: 23.5 ft, Draught: 13.5 ft, Speed: 10 kts, Armament: 1-12pdr. TR 28 was sold to the Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co. Ltd., Grimsby in 1926 and renamed Wellvale FD140.  She was laid up in 1932 and later sold to the Boston Deep sea Fishing & Ice Co., Fleetwood.  On 16 Sep 1939 she went missing - believed lost off the Hebrides by U-boat action, but not recorded (U.35 was in the area); Her skipper, F.W. Slapp and twelve crew were lost.


Commanding Officers


Mate James Alfred Raymond, RNCVR - 30 May 1918 - unk



     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Raymond, James Alfred


Commanding Officer

30 May 1918

Williams, Clifford


Drafted to TR 28 on 30 Jun 1918 as Mate, RNCVR