HMCS Baleine

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Name: Baleine
Owner: Royal Canadian Navy
Commissioned: 1 February 1915
Decommissioned: 1919
General characteristics
Class and type: minesweeper

HMCS Baleine was a minesweeper that saw service with the Royal Canadian Navy from 1915 to 1919, during the First World War.[1] Converted from an ocean-going tug, the vessel was used as an auxiliary minesweeper under charter and manned by a civilian crew.


  1. ^ "NMM, vessel ID 380494" (PDF). Warship Histories, vol xii. National Maritime Museum. Retrieved 30 July 2011. [permanent dead link]

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