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HMCS HOCHELAGA

HMCS HOCHELAGA

The History of the HOCHELAGA

An armed yacht formerly named Waturus, Hochelaga was purchased in the U.S. in 1914. She served as a patrol vessel from August 13, 1915 to 1920, and from then until 1923 took up coastguard duties. She then spend many years as a Pictou-Charlottetown ferry and was sold in 1942, to reappear briefly four years later when she was seized by the RN as an illegal Israeli immigrant ship.

HOCHELAGA Statistical Data

  • Pendant:
  • Type: Armed Yacht
  • Class:
  • Displacement: 628 tonnes
  • Length: 192.6 ft
  • Width: 27.6 ft
  • Draught: 14.8 ft
  • Speed: 12 kts
  • Compliment: Officers and Crew
  • Arms: 1 - 12 pdr.
  • Builder: Hawthorn & Co, Leith
  • Keel Laid:
  • Date Launched: 1900
  • Date Commissioned:
  • Paid off:

Keywords: HMCS HOCHELAGA, Her Majesty's Canadian Ship HOCHELAGA, Canadian Navy Ship, Armed Yacht, Class

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