Allied Warships

HMCS Fort Erie (K 670)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 670 
Built byGeorge T. Davie & Sons Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada) 
OrderedJun 1942 
Laid down3 Nov 1943 
Launched27 May 1944 
Commissioned27 Oct 1944 
End service26 Mar 1965 
History

Decommissioned 22 November 1945.
Recommissioned as a Prestonian class frigate with penant number 312 on 17 April 1956.
Decommissioned 26 March 1965.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Fort Erie (K 670)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Aubrey Winston Ford, RCNR25 Sep 194420 Feb 1945
2T/Lt. Ernest Frederick Piper, RCNVR21 Feb 19455 Aug 1945
3A/Lt.Cdr. Richard Cassels Chenoweth, RCNVR6 Aug 19454 Nov 1945

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Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken


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