Allied Warships

HMCS Otter

Armed Yacht

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeArmed Yacht
Class[No specific class] 
Pennant 
Built byRobert Jacob Inc. (City Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched 1921 
Commissioned4 Oct 1940 
Lost26 Mar 1941 
History

Caught fire and sank off Halifax on 26 March 1941. 2 officers and 17 ratings perished.

 
Former nameConseco

We don't have any commands listed for HMCS Otter


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Notable events involving Otter include:


Otter (RCN), ship loss ARMSTRONG, Irvine C, Telegraphist, V/11273 (RCNVR), BLYTH, John, Ordinary Seaman, V/9799 (RCNVR), DARRACH, Ronald M, Motor Mechanic, A/1964 (RCNR), DAY, Alexander E, Ordinary Telegraphist, V/22229 (RCNVR), D'EON, Gerald J, Victualling Assistant, V/25232 (RCNVR), DREW, John G, Motor Mechanic, A/2183 (RCNR), GILLIS, Daniel E, Mechanician, A/841 (RCNR), GRAHAM, John E, Able Seaman, A/4001 (RCNR), JOHNSTON, Beverley, Electrician, V/19118 (RCNVR), LAURIN, Lucien J A, Ordinary Seaman, V/6470 (RCNVR), MABEY, Elmer A, Telegraphist, V/1229 (RCNVR), MASON, Dudley H, Stoker, V/17215 (RCNVR), O'HARA, Wallace I, Ordinary Seaman, V/5908 (RCNVR), PARKER, Andrew F, Chief Skipper, RCNR, STUART, Lionel E, Stoker, A/2648 (RCNR), THIBAUBEAU, Placid L, Ordinary Seaman, V/5295 (RCNVR), WALKER, Alan M, Lieutenant, RCNVR, WALL, Edward F, Stoker 1c, A/1740 (RCNR), WOODS, Norman G, Ordinary Seaman, V/9607 (RCNVR), (1)

Sources

  1. Personal communication

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