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Canadian Trawler Photo Archive


Canadian Trawler:

  • Built by Port Arthur Shipbuilding, Port Arthur, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada as TR-40
  • Completed 1 November 1918
  • Acquired by the U.S. Navy in 1918 and reclassified CT-40
  • Returned to Canada and reclassified TR-40, 15 August 1919
  • Struck from the Navy Register 16 September 1919
  • Sold in 1921 to the French Navy and commissioned as the minesweeper Marie Yette (AD 157)
  • Sank 7 March 1940 after a collision on the Gironde River with the French merchantman Spramex.


  • 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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    CT-40 230 Photo courtesy of Didier Voluzan For Posterity's Sake
    A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

    Commanding Officers - CT-40
    01ENS John M. Higgins, USNRF1919
    Courtesy Joe Radigan

    There is no DANFS history available for CT-40
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