ADAMSVILLE YTL 582

 

Ville Class Tugboat

 


 

CFAV BURRARD

 


 

ADAMSVILLE

RCN photo # E-6498-1_DHH

Source: Nauticapedia

 

Laid Down: 23 Nov 1943

Delivered to the RCN: 12 Jan 1944 

Fate: Sold in 1976. Last photographed in 2007

 

Built by Russel Brother's Ltd, Owen Sound, Ont., Adamsville was delivered by CN rail to Vancouver to serve on the West coast. After the war, Adamsville continued service as a CNA. She later became a tender to the reserve unit HMCS DISCOVERY and was renamed BURRARD. Paid off, she was sold for private use.  

 


 

Photos and Documents

 

A Huey helicopter from 408 Squadron lifts a pair of SAR Techs from CFAV BURRARD while working jointly with the Naval Reserves from HMCS NONSUCH, Sept 1980

 

DND photo # IE80-210

 

Source: From page 166, Appendix A: Vessels of the Naval Reserve of Canada, Citizen Sailors: Chronicles of Canada's Naval Reserves, 1910-2010 edited by Richard Howard Gimblett, Michael L. Hadley

Courtesy of Leigh Cossey

 

         

(1) Former CFAV BURRARD in storage in Winnipeg  (2) after arrival in Vancouver  (3) after conversion by Kleaman Marine, Deep Cove, North Vancouver BC. Working in the Nass River BC Area c. 2007

 

Photos from www.kleamanmarine.com

Courtesy of Leigh Cossey

 

 

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