CSS Acadia was commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy in January 1917 as a patrol vessel, replacing the CSS prefix with HMCS, thus becoming HMCS.
CGS ACADIA first arrived in Halifax on 8 July 1913 and after being hurriedly on 16 January 1917 and joined the Canadian Patrol Service as HMCS ACADIA.
William Oswald Story, 27 Apr 1917, RN ret'd, Supt. of Esquimalt D'yard 30 Oct RN (ret'd), -, commanding officer (?) of HMCS Acadia.
HMCS Acadia (1917) - basketball
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