Allied Warships

HMCS Beacon Hill (K 407)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 407 
Built byYarrows Ltd. (Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada) 
OrderedOct 1941 
Laid down16 Jul 1943 
Launched6 Nov 1943 
Commissioned16 May 1944 
End service15 Sep 1967 
History

Decommissioned 2 June 1946.
Recommissioned as a Prestonian class frigate with penant number 303 on 21 December 1957.
Decommissioned 15 September 1967.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Beacon Hill (K 407)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt.Cdr. Edward Theodore Simmons, DSO, RCNVR16 Apr 19445 Mar 1945
2Cdr. Robert Marriott Aubrey, DSC, RN5 Mar 1945Aug 1945
3T/Lt.Cdr. Edward Theodore Simmons, DSO, RCNVRAug 194512 Aug 1945

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Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken


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