HMCS Prince Henry (F 70)
Armed Merchant Cruiser of the Prince class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Type||Armed Merchant Cruiser|
|Built by||Cammell Laird Shipyard (Birkenhead, U.K.)|
|Laid down||17 Jan 1930|
|Commissioned||4 Dec 1940|
|End service||15 Apr 1945|
Conversion to armed merchant cruiser completed on 4 December 1940.
Decommissioned 15 April 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Prince Henry (F 70)
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|1||A/Capt. Ronald Ian Agnew, OBE, RCN||4 Dec 1940||19 Dec 1941|
|2||A/Capt. John Crispo Ingles Edwards, RCN||20 Dec 1941||31 Dec 1942|
|3||A/Capt. Frank Llewellyn Houghton, RCN||1 Jan 1943||18 Mar 1943|
|4||A/Cdr. Edward William Finch-Noyes, RCN||19 Mar 1943||22 Mar 1943|
|5||T/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Kenneth Young, RCNR||23 Mar 1943||23 May 1943|
|6||T/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Douglas Kelly, RCNR||24 May 1943||29 Nov 1943|
|7||Cdr. Kenneth Frederick Adams, RCN||30 Nov 1943||11 Dec 1943|
|8||Capt. Valentine Stuart Godfrey, RCN||12 Dec 1943||6 Apr 1945|
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Noteable events involving Prince Henry include:
13 Apr 1942
HMCS Prince Henry (A/Capt. J.C.I. Edwards, RCN) picks up survivors from the American merchant Delvalle that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-154 south of Haiti in position 16°51'N, 72°25'W.