Tin-Can Canucks Sample Chapter (PDF)

Tin-Can Canucks Sample Chapter (PDF)

In 1920 the Navy found itself at first with too many ships and not enough crew—for the Royal Navy had gifted Canada with two destroyers, a light cruiser and a pair of submarines after hostilities ended; at the same time as the RCN was demobilizing.  Shortly after however, the Navy faced an even more insoluble problem—too little money to keep even the crew and ships they had.

Download the PDF to read more about HMCS Patriot and HMCS Patrician; the first destroyers to be acquired by the Royal Canadian Navy after World War One.

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