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HMCS YPRES

HMCS YPRES

The History of the YPRES

Built at Toronto and in commissioned from November 13, 1917 to 1920, Ypres was re-commissioned as a training ship in May 1, 1923. She was placed in reserve in November 1923, but emerged from a 1938 refit as Gate Vessel 1 of Halifax boom defence. On May 12, 1940, she was run down and sunk at Halifax by HMS Revenge, fortunately without loss of life.

YPRES Statistical Data

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  • 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 YPRES, Her Majesty's Canadian Ship YPRES, Canadian Navy Ship, Trawler, Battle Class Class

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