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Canadian Trawler Photo Archive


Canadian Trawler:

  • Built by Tidewater Shipbuilding, Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada as TR-59
  • Completed 21 November 1918
  • Acquired by the U.S. Navy in 1918 and reclassified CT-59
  • Struck from the Navy Register 19 August 1919, returned to Canada and reclassified TR-59
  • Sold in 1920 and named Pilote Gironde I
  • Captured in France by German forces in 1940
  • Commissioned in the Kreigsmarine as FB-07 in July 1942
  • Reclassified V-1517 later in 1942
  • Reclassified M-3854 in November 1943
  • Surrendered in May 1945 and later sold
  • Fate unknown.


  • Displacement 500 t.
  • Length 134.7'
  • Beam 23' 4"
  • Draft 11'
  • Speed 10.5 kts.
  • Complement 55
  • Armament: One 12-pounder
  • Propulsion: One single ended boiler, one 450hp vertical triple expansion steam engine, one shaft.
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    Size Image Description Source
    No image of CT-59 is available at this time

    Commanding Officers
    01LTJG Ralph C. Goudey,, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for CT-59
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