Volume 2, Part 1: Extant Commissioned Ships

HMCS Prevost

HMCS Prevost Badge

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Argent a demi-lion rampant Azure charged upon the shoulder with a mural crown Or the sinister paw grasping a sword erect proper pommel and hilt Or.


The badge device is taken from the crest in the Arms of Lieutenant-General Sir George Prevost, Bart, who was Governor-in-Chief of the Canadas in 1811, and Commander-in-Chief of the British Forces in Canada during the War of 1812.




White and Azure Blue




First of Name

Shore establishment.
Naval Reserve Division, London, Ontario.
Commissioned as a tender to HMCS Stadacona 1 November 1941.1
Recommissioned as an independent shore establishment 1 September 1942.2
Paid off 30 November 1964.3
Recommissioned 29 September 1990.4

1. CNO/ONC 1666/41

2. CNO/ONC 2245/42

3. Signal, 282204Z October 1964, Document Collection/collection de documents 81/520, 8000 HMCS/NCSM Queen

4. Booklet/Livret, "The Commissioning of HMCS Prevost, 29 September 1990", AHR/RHA 1326-3484

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