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HMCS MESSINES

HMCS MESSINES

The History of the MESSINES

Launched at Toronto on June 16, 1917 along with three sisters, Messines began a short commission on November 13, and in 1920 was handed over to the Department of Marine and Fisheries to become a lightship. Eventually designated Lightship No. 3, she was scrapped in 1962.

MESSINES Statistical Data

  • Pendant:
  • Type: Trawler
  • Class: Battle Class
  • Displacement: 320 tonnes
  • Length: 130 ft
  • Width: 23.4 ft
  • Draught: 13.4 ft
  • Speed: 10 kts
  • Compliment: Officers and Crew
  • Arms: 1 - 12 pdr
  • Builder: Polson Iron Works, Toronto
  • Keel Laid: Unknown
  • Date Launched: 16-Jun-17
  • Date Commissioned:
  • Paid off:

Keywords: HMCS MESSINES, Her Majesty's Canadian Ship MESSINES, Canadian Navy Ship, Trawler, Battle Class Class

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