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HMCS WOLF (Z16)

HMCS WOLF

The History of the WOLF

Aged 25 years at the time of her commissioning on October 2, 1940, Wolf spent the entire war as a member of Esquimalt Force, at first on training and patrol duty and then, from September 1943, as an examination vessel. Paid off on May 16, 1945, she was sold in 1946 to become the merchant vessel Gulf Stream. She was wrecked off Power River, B.C., on October 11, 1947.

WOLF Statistical Data

  • Pendant: Z16
  • Type: Armed Yacht
  • Class: N/A
  • Displacement: 320 tonnes
  • Length: 172 ft
  • Width: 23 ft
  • Draught: 10 ft
  • Speed: 10 kts
  • Compliment: 5 Officers and 38 Crew
  • Arms: 1-12 pdr., 1-2 pdr.
  • Builder: Geo. Lawley & Sons, Neponset, Mass.
  • Keel Laid: Unknown
  • Date Launched: 1915
  • Date Commissioned: 02/10/1940
  • Paid off: 16/05/1945

Remarks

Formerly the Blue Water.

Keywords: HMCS WOLF, Her Majesty's Canadian Ship WOLF, Canadian Navy Ship, Armed Yacht, N/A Class

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