Allied Warships

HMCS Strathadam (K 682)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 682 
Built byYarrows Ltd. (Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada) 
Ordered1 Feb 1943 
Laid down6 Dec 1943 
Launched20 Mar 1944 
Commissioned29 Sep 1944 
End service7 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned 7 December 1945.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Strathadam (K 682)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Howard Lee Quinn, RCNVR21 Aug 19447 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Strathadam include:


7 Mar 1945
German U-boat U-1302 was sunk in St George?s Channel, in position 52°19'N, 05°23'W, by depth charges / hedgehog from the Canadian frigates HMCS La Hulloise (Lt.Cdr. J. Brock, RCNVR), HMCS Strathadam (A/Lt.Cdr. H.L. Quinn, DSC, RCNVR) and HMCS Thedford Mines (Lt. J.A.R. Allan, DSC, RCNVR).

Media links


Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken


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