Allied Warships

HMCS Antigonish (K 661)

Frigate of the River class

HMCS Antigonish as completed.

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 661 
Built byYarrows Ltd. (Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada) 
Ordered1 Feb 1943 
Laid down2 Oct 1943 
Launched10 Feb 1944 
Commissioned4 Jul 1944 
End service30 Nov 1966 

Decommissioned on 2 May 1946.
Recommissioned as a Prestonian class frigate with penant number 301 on 12 October 1957.
Decommissioned 30 November 1966.


Commands listed for HMCS Antigonish (K 661)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Raiffe Dillon Barrett, RCNR15 Jun 19444 May 1945
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. James Alexander Dunn, RCNVR5 May 194522 Jul 1945

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Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken

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