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Old 30th July 2004, 16:29
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Minesweeper

I photographed this Minesweeper moored on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay on the 21st August 2002, does anyone have any idea as to her identity/history?
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Old 29th May 2005, 01:28
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I agree with Ron, certainly a ton but which??..there were so many of them built..perhaps someone can tell us more though??
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Old 15th June 2005, 16:55
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Not A Ton....

Hi Guys,

Sorry, but this one isn't a Ton class (Different funnel and hull shape). She is a former Canadian Bay Class minesweeper. 14 were built in the 1950s and were redesignated patrol vessels in 1972. Several were sold into private service but the only one that I can remember off the top of my head was the former HMCS Cowichan. Hope this helps,

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Old 15th June 2005, 19:25
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Post Bay Class

Hi Steve
I am sure you are right and that she is a Bay Class. The Canadians still had six in service in the mid 90s, as training ships and patrol boats. I suspect that they were replaced by the new Kingston Class MCDV.
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Old 9th May 2016, 15:15
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This thread was started a long time ago, but the minesweeper in question is ex-HMCS Chaleur PB/PFL 164. Sold out of the Navy in the mid-90's she has passed through a number of hands and is, I believe, up for sale again.

Edit: I see she is now on Ebay 09/05/2016

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Old 10th May 2016, 17:02
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Thanks for the update Pusser509, much appreciated

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