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Name: ACADIA
Type: Research Ship
Launched: 08/05/1913
Completed: 06/1913
Builder: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Yard: Wallsend
Yard Number: 912
Dimensions: 305dwt, 846grt, 1350disp, 170.0 x 33.7 x 19.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (17, 28 & 46 x 27ins), 177nhp
Engines by: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw, 12.0knots
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133535
History:
06/1913 Canadian Government
2006 Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
Comments: Served the Canadian Hydrographic Service and Coast Guard
Served in RCN in WW1 & WW2
Wartime armament: 1 x 4ins & 1 x 12pdr
2006: Museum ship at Halifax, Nova Scotia