HMCS Algerine

There has been only one vessel named Algerine in the Royal Canadian Navy.

HMCS Algerine / Phoenix-class Sloop

Built at Devonport Dockyard in 1895, this RN sloop was based at Esquimalt, BC, before the First World War. On the outbreak of war in August 1914, her British crew was sent east to man Niobe. In 1917, Algerine was lent to the RCN to serve for the duration as a depot ship at Esquimalt. She was paid off and sold in 1919 for conversion to commercial salvage work. Algerine was wrecked in Principe Channel, BC, on 13 October 1923.

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