HMCS Mahone (J 159)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||North Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)|
|Ordered||23 Feb 1940|
|Laid down||13 Aug 1940|
|Launched||14 Nov 1940|
|Commissioned||29 Sep 1941|
Decommissioned 6 November 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Mahone (J 159)
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|1||T/Lt. Donald McIntosh Stewart, RCNR||29 Sep 1941||31 May 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Kenneth David Heath, RCNVR||1 Jun 1942||30 Jan 1944|
|3||T/Lt. William Turner, RCNR||31 Jan 1944||mid 1944|
|4||T/Lt. John Campbell Tyrer, RCNVR||mid 1944||5 Jun 1944|
|5||T/Lt. Lyle Robert Hoar, RCNVR||5 Jun 1944||25 Mar 1945|
|6||T/Lt. Norman Russell Chappell, RCNVR||26 Mar 1945||6 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Mahone include:
19 Jan 1943
HMCS Mahone (Lt. W. Turner, RCNR) commenced a refit at Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada.
29 Jan 1944
HMCS Mahone (Lt. W. Turner, RCNR) was damaged in a collision with the merchant Fort Townshend off Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada. After repairs, trials and workup Mahone returned to service in August.