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163 Oriole

HMCS Oriole (KC 480) Sail Training Vessel of the Canadian Navy, designed by Geo. Owens, construction of the vessel, originally "Oriole IV," began in 1920 at the Dominion Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Ltd., at Toronto as hull no. 9 for George H. Goodereham of that city, then Commodore of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club. When Dominion went bankrupt that year, construction was completed by George Lawley & Sons, Neponset, Massachusetts, launched 1921, flagship Royal Canadian Yacht Club until WW II, oldest ship in Canadian Navy.

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