Yard Craft and Other Small Craft Built Since WWII

Most recent update: March 7, 2015.


The record of construction of small craft for the Canadian Navy is very thin.  If anyone has any corrections or additions to this table, please send them to timcolton@aol.com

Type # Original Name Vessel Type Shipbuilder Hull # Tons Completed Disposition

Yard Craft

YBD 2   Deperm. Barge Ferguson Industries  147    1963  
YBE 494   Calibration Barge Halifax Shipyards  23 633 1959  
YBL 50   Misc. Barge Yarrows 220A 29 1961  
YBL 51   Misc. Barge Yarrows 220B 29 1961  
YBL 52   Misc. Barge Yarrows 220C 29 1961  
YBL 53   Misc. Barge Yarrows 220D 29 1961  
YBL 54   Misc. Barge Yarrows 220E 29 1961  
YBY 401   Misc. Barge Ferguson Industries 109   1957  
YBZ 60   Utility Boat Geo. T. Davie 75 525 1961  
YBZ 61   Utility Boat Allied Shipbuilders 128 450 1962  
YC 253   Lighter Ferguson Industries 105 650 1957  
YDG 2   Deperm. Barge          
YDG 3   Deperm. Barge          
YDT 10 Raccoon Diving Tender     75 1956 Sold 2011
YDT 11   Diving Tender Ferguson Industries  142 75  1962 Active
YDT 12 Granby Diving Tender Ferguson Industries  146 75  1963 Active
YDT 610 Sechelt Diving Tender RivTow Ind.   150 1990 Active
YDT 611 Sikanni Diving Tender RivTow Ind.   150 1990 Now YTP 611
YDT 612 Sooke Diving Tender RivTow Ind.   150 1990 Active
YDT 613 Stikine Diving Tender RivTow Ind.   150 1990 Now YTP 613
YFM 4 Pelican Yard Ferry         Later YPS 4, YAG 4
YFM 12   Yard Ferry         Later YPS 12, YAG 12
YFM 306 Grizzly Utility Boat Withey's SY   70 1954 Later YFP 306, YAG 306, retired 2007, sold 2011
YFM 308 Cougar (aka Wolf) Utility Boat Withey's SY   70 1954 Later YFP 308, YAG 308, retired 2007, sold 2011
YFM 310   Utility Boat Star Shipyard   70 1954 Later YFP 310, YMR 4, YTP 4, retired 1991
YFM 312 Otter Utility Boat Star Shipyard   70 1954 Later YFP 312, YAG 312, retired 2007, sold 2011
YFM 314 Caribou Utility Boat Star Shipyard   70 1954 Later YFP 314, to RCAF 1960 as Nimpkish II, returned 1978, YAG 314, retired 2007, sold 2011
YFM 316   Ferry Boat Star Shipyard   70 1955 Later YFP 316, YFB 316, retired 2013, sold 2014
YFM 317   Utility Boat Withey's SY   70 1955  
YFM 318   Ferry Boat Star Shipyard   70 1955 Later YFP 318, YFB 318, retired 2013, sold 2014
YFM 319 Badger Utility Boat Withey's SY   70 1955 Later YFP 319, YAG 319, retired 2007, sold 2011
YFM 320 Lynx Utility Boat Withey's SY   70 1955 Later YFP 320, YAG 320, retired 2007, sold 2011
YFM 650 Gemini Ferry Boat     25 1985 Later YAG 650, sold 2012
YFM 651 Pegasus Ferry Boat     25 1985 Later YAG 651, retired
YFM 660 Blackduck Crash Boat Canoe Cove Mfg.   26 1985 Now YAG 660
YFM 661 Albatross Crash Boat Canoe Cove Mfg.   26 1985 Now YAG 661
YFU 117   Utility Boat Russel Bros.   14 1955  
YFU 118   Utility Boat Allied Shipbuilders 63 13 1957 Later YMU 118
YFU 119   Utility Boat Allied Shipbuilders 64 13 1957 Later YMU 119
YFU 121   Utility Boat     70 1950s  
YFU 122   Utility Boat     70 1950s  
YFU 123   Utility Boat     70 1950s  
YFU 124   Utility Boat     70 1950s  
YFU 125   Utility Boat     70 1950s  
YFU 126   Utility Boat     70 1950s  
YLP 465   Float Ferguson Industries  163    1966  
YLV 600   Flat-Deck Scow Kingston SB  54 220  1955  
YLV 601   Flat-Deck Scow Kingston SB  55 220  1955  
YMF 250   Derrick Barge Burrard DD 274 650 1956  
YMF 251   Derrick Barge Saint John DD 34 650 1956  
YMF 252   Derrick Barge Burrard DD 276 650 1956  
YMG 180 Porte St. Jean Gate Vessel Geo. T. Davie 48 429 1951 Later YNG 180, retired 1996, reefed off Fort Lauderdale 2004
YMG 183 Porte St Louis Gate Vessel Geo. T. Davie 51 429 1952 Later YNG 183, retired 1996
YMG 184 Porte de la Reine Gate Vessel Victoria MD 55 429 1952 Later YNG 184, retired 1996, seized by WA 2013, to be scrapped
YMG 185 Porte Quebec Gate Vessel Burrard DD 269 429 1952 Later YNG 185, retired 1996, seized by WA 2013, to be scrapped
YMG 186 Porte Dauphine Gate Vessel Ferguson Industries 104 429 1952 Later YNG 186, retired 1996, now Salmon Transporter
YOM 252   Sullage Lighter          
YOM 402   Pollution Lighter          
YRG 60   Sludge Barge          
YRG 61   Sludge Barge          
YRG 62   Sludge Barge          
YSD 1   Diving Float Kingston SB 95   1963  
YSD 2   Diving Float Kingston SB 96   1963  
YSF 216   Ammo. Barge Yarrows 129 116 1954  
YSF 217   Ammo. Barge Allied Shipbuilders 25 116 1954  
YSF 218   Ammo. Barge Allied Shipbuilders 26 116 1954  
YSF 219   Ammo. Barge Marine Industries 212 116 1956  
YSF 220   Ammo. Barge Marine Industries 213 116 1956  
YSW 200   Lighter Victoria M.D. 60 112 1957 Later ferry Beaver
YTG 8   Target Boat          
YTG 12   Target Boat          
YTG 13   Target Boat          
YTG 14   Target Boat          
YTG 15   Target Boat          
YTR 561 Firebird Fireboat Vancouver SY 56 140 1978 Active
YTR 562 Firebrand Fireboat Vancouver SY 57 140 1978 Active

Patrol Craft

FHE 400 Bras dOr Hydrofoil Marine Industries 314 180 19-Jul-68 Prototype, laid up 1971, now in a museum
PCS 780 Loon Patrol Craft Taylor BW   66 30-Nov-55 Sold 1965
PCS 781 Cormorant Patrol Craft Birdland BW   66 16-Jun-56 Sold 1963
PCS 782 Blue Heron Patrol Craft Hunter BW   66 30-Jul-56 To RCMP 1956, retired 1968
PCS 783 Mallard Patrol Craft Grew BW   66 16-Jul-56 Sold 1965
PCS 784 Arctic Tern Patrol Craft Taylor BW   66   Cancelled
PCS 785 Sandpiper Patrol Craft Birdland BW   66   Cancelled
PCS 786 Herring Gull Patrol Craft Hunter BW   66   Cancelled
PCS 787 Kingfisher Patrol Craft Grew BW   66   Cancelled
PCT 55 Orca Training Craft Victoria SY 33 210 17-Nov-06 Active
PCT 56 Raven Training Craft Victoria SY 34 210 15-Mar-07 Active
PCT 57 Caribou Training Craft Victoria SY 35 210 31-Jul-07 Active
PCT 58 Renard Training Craft Victoria SY 36 210 13-Sep-07 Active
PCT 59 Wolf Training Craft Victoria SY 37 210 29-Nov-07 Active
PCT 60 Grizzly Training Craft Victoria SY 38 210 19-Mar-08 Active
PCT 61 Cougar Training Craft Victoria SY 39 210 3-Jul-08 Active
PCT 62 Moose Training Craft Victoria SY 40 210 27-Nov-08 Active