Auxiliaries (F, AOC) Built in WWII

Most recent update: March 6, 2015.


Canadian shipyards have built surprisingly few auxiliaries.  If anyone has any corrections or additions to this table, please send them to timcolton@aol.com

CN Name Built for Pennant # Shipbuilder Location Yard # Tons Vessel Type Contracted Completed Disposition
229 Preserver RCN F  94 Marine Industries Ltd. Sorel QC 104 4,670 Depot Ship 26-Jul-41 7-Nov-42 To Peru 1946 as Mariscal Lopez, later Cabo Blanco 1951, Cayo Blanco 1960, Petronap 1962, burnt near Callao 1963
230 Provider RCN F 100 Marine Industries Ltd. Sorel QC 105 4,670 Depot Ship 26-Jul-41 12-Jan-42 Sold as Maruba 1947, later Olaya 1956, Organos, scrapped 1961
450 Dundalk RCN AOC 501 Canadian Bridge Co. Walkerville ON 450   Oiler 23-May-42 13-Nov-43 Sold 1959
451 Dundurn RCN AOC 502 Canadian Bridge Co. Walkerville ON 451   Oiler 23-May-42 25-Nov-43 Sold 1990, breakwater in North Vancouver 1995
998 Beachy Head RN F  02 Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. North Vancouver BC 222 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 20-Mar-45 To the Netherlands 1946 as Vulkaan (HR 1), returned 1949, reclassified as Cape Scott (ARE 101) 1953, scrapped 1978
999 Flamborough Head RN F  88 Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. North Vancouver BC 223 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 25-Apr-45 Reclassified as Cape Breton (ARE 100) 1953, reefed 2001
1000 Berry Head RN F  08 Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. North Vancouver BC 224 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 21-Oct-41 Reclassified A 191 1963, scrapped 1963
1001 Hartland Point RN F  25 Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. North Vancouver BC 225 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 11-Apr-44 Reclassified A 262 1960, scrapped 1978
1002 Duncansby Head RN F  58 Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. North Vancouver BC 226 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 18-Aug-45 Reclassified A 158 1962, scrapped 1969
1003 Girdle Ness RN F  04 Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. North Vancouver BC 233 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 5-Sep-45 Reclassified A 387 1962, scrapped 1970
1004 Dodman Point RN F  19 Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. North Vancouver BC 234 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 3-Oct-45 Reclassified A 219 1963, scrapped 1963
1005 Fife Ness RN F  29 Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. North Vancouver BC 235 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 28-Nov-45 Later Adastral 1947, sold 1953 as Granhill, Merlin 1954, scrapped 1971
1006 Portland Bill RN F  05 Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. North Vancouver BC 236 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 31-Oct-45 Sold 1951 as Zinnia, Chrysopolis 1964, scrapped 1965
1007 Spurn Point RN F  42 Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. North Vancouver BC 237 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 21-Dec-45 Sold 1947 as Lakemba, wrecked 1967
1008 Selsey Bill RN F  54 Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. North Vancouver BC 238 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44   Cancelled 1945 but completed 1947 as Waitemate, Amelia 1967, scrapped 1973
1009 Kinnairds Head RN F  26 North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd. North Vancouver BC 148 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 15-May-45 Renamed Mull of Galloway, reclassified A 225 1960, scrapped 1965
1010 Rame Head RN F  34 North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd. North Vancouver BC 149 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 18-Aug-45 Reclassified A 134 1960, scrapped 2009
1011 Mull Of Kintyre RN F  86 North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd. North Vancouver BC 153 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 24-Oct-45 Reclassified A 226 1961, scrapped 1970
1012 Rattray Head RN F  73 North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd. North Vancouver BC 154 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44   Cancelled 1945 but  completed 1947 as Iran, Mabel Ryan 1948, Master Elias 1967, scrapped 1972
1013 Trevose Head RN F  96 North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd. North Vancouver BC 155 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44   Renamed Mull of Oa, cancelled 1945 but completed 1946 as Turan, Betty Ryan 1948, Master George 1967, Jorge 1974, wrecked and scrapped 1974
1014 Buchan Ness RN F  36 West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd. Vancouver BC 151 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 26-Jul-45 Reclassified A 315 1959, scrapped 1959
1015 Dungeness RN F  46 West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd. Vancouver BC 152 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 2-Oct-45 Sold1946 as Levuka, Triadic 1948, scrapped 1977
1016 Orford Ness RN F  67 West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd. Vancouver BC 153 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44   Cancelled 1945 but completed 1946 as Rabaul, Dongola 1947, Apj Ashwini 1961, scrapped 1964
1017 Tarbat Ness RN F  84 West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd. Vancouver BC 154 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44   Cancelled 1945 but completed 1947 as Lautoka, Devanha 1947, Fortune Canary 161, Wing An 1964, scrapped 1972
1018 Cape Wrath RN F  49 West Coast Shipbuilders Ltd. Vancouver BC 155 8,580 Repair Tender 1-May-44 5-Mar-46 Sold 1951 as Marine Fortune, Saint Marcos 1954, Dittmar Koel 1956, scrapped 1963