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Particulars Of Canadian War Vessels Building & Projected by Naval Service Headquarters (D. N. C. Dept.) 1943 1945: Adamsville commissioned 1943 [C.N.800] Russel Bros., Owen Sound. Ville Class Tug ADAMSVILLE YTS 582. Then BURRARD. Laid Down: 23 Nov 1943. Delivered to the RCN: 12 Jan 1944. Fate: Sold in 1976. Final disposition unknown. Built by Russel Brother's Ltd, Owen Sound, Ont., Adamsville was delivered by CN rail to Vancouver to serve on the West coast. After the war, Adamsville continued service as a CNA. She later became a tender to the reserve unit HMCS Discovery and was renamed Burrard. Janes Fighting Ships 1990 1991: Burrard ex - Adamsville [YTL 582]. Built by Russel Bros. Launched January 8, 1944. GAO Notes: Still in Navy ownership at Esquimalt, B.C.

 

Ville Class ex Canadian Navy Tug - in storage in Winnipeg.
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Arrived in Vancouver.
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Presently working in the Nass River area.
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