Royal Canadian Navy Mine Warfare Vessels
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Isles Class trawlers / minesweepers / local defence vessels LOA 164′ / 50 m TDISP 550 tons (145 built, mostly for Royal Navy) In British service these are normally referred to as the Basset Class.
HMCS Cailiff (ex. HMS Cailiff) T-276 (1942) built at Collingwood shipyards, sold 1946 and became Norwegian Trawler Borgenes, laid up 1990s, preserved as museum ship Kristiansund Norway at pier near Norsk Klippfiskmuseum until sold for scrap in 2012
Bay Class LOA 152′ / 46.3 m TDISP 410 tons (20, 6 transferred to France, 1 other possibly still in Turkish service) Mahogany hulled.
HMCS Fortune MCB-151 (1954 – 1964), now MV Edgewater Fortune. Converted to a house-boat, extensively modified, up for sale as of 2017
Former HMCS Fundy MCB-159 (1956 – 1996), HMCS Thunder MCB-161 (1957 – 1997), and most likely HMCS Miramichi MCB-163 (1957 – 1998) all laid up Beecher Bay, BC, 2004-2007. By 2010 only 1 vessel remained. (see Jerry Proc web page on Bay Class for more information)HMCS Cowichan MCB-162 (1957-1997) sold privately, but has been left at Cooper’s Cove near Sooke BC.
HMCS Chaleur MCB-164 (1957-1998) sold to San Francisco private owners, may now be restored or converted to some commercial use.