Allied Warships

HMCS New Waterford (K 321)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 321 
Built byYarrows Ltd. (Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada) 
OrderedJun 1942 
Laid down17 Feb 1943 
Launched3 Jul 1943 
Commissioned21 Jan 1944 
End service2 Dec 1966 
History

Decommissioned 7 March 1946.
Recommissioned as a Prestonian class frigate with penant number 304 on 31 January 1958.
Decommissioned 2 December 1966.

 

Commands listed for HMCS New Waterford (K 321)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Eric Rigby Shaw, RCNR21 Jan 194423 Mar 1944
2T/Lt.Cdr. William Edgar Slade Briggs, DSC, RCNR24 Mar 194411 Nov 1945
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. John McWhannell Leeming, RCNVR12 Nov 1945???

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Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken


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