Allied Warships

HMCS Saskatchewan (H 70)

Destroyer of the F class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassF 
PennantH 70 
Built byJohn Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland) 
Ordered17 Mar 1933 
Laid down25 Jul 1933 
Launched29 Aug 1934 
Commissioned31 May 1943 
End service28 Jan 1946 
History

Transferred from the Royal Navy to the Royal Canadian Navy on 31 May, 1943, former HMS Fortune.
Decommissioned 27 January 1946.

 
Former nameHMS Fortune

Commands listed for HMCS Saskatchewan (H 70)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. Ralph Cyril Medley, DSO, RN31 May 19437 Apr 1944
2T/Lt.Cdr. Alan Herbert Easton, DSC, RCNR7 Apr 19448 Aug 1944
3Cdr. Ralph Cyril Medley, DSO, RN9 Aug 1944Aug 1944
4A/Cdr. Edward William Finch-Noyes, RCNAug 44 ?Oct 44 ?
5A/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Charles Pullen, RCNOct 44 ?

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