Allied Warships

HMCS Saskatoon (K 158)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantK 158 
Built byCanadian Vickers Ltd. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) 
Ordered20 Jan 1940 
Laid down9 Aug 1940 
Launched7 Nov 1940 
Commissioned9 Jun 1941 
End service25 Jun 1945 
History

Fo'c's'le extention at Pictou (Nova Scotia, Canada) completed on 1 April 1944.

Decommissioned 25 June 1945.
Served as a whaler from 1948 renamed Tra los Montes, Olympic Fighter (1950), Otori Maru No. 6 (1956), and Kyo Maru No. 20 (1961).
Last in Lloyd's Register for 1978-79.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Saskatoon (K 158)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Joseph Stewart Scott, RCNR9 Jun 194115 Jan 1942
2T/Lt. James Phillip Fraser, RCNR16 Jan 19424 Feb 1942
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Clarence Aubrey King, DSC, RCNR5 Feb 194214 Feb 1942
4T/Lt. Joseph Stewart Scott, RCNR15 Feb 194220 Apr 1942
5T/Lt. Howard Geoffrey Dupont, RCNR21 Apr 194211 May 1942
6T/Lt. Joseph Stewart Scott, RCNR12 May 19429 Jul 1943
7Lt.Cdr. Thomas MacDuff, RCNR10 Jul 194314 Jan 1944

8T/Lt. Richard Sugden Williams, RCNVR15 Mar 194429 May 1945
9T/Lt. Hugh Russell Knight, RCNR30 May 194525 Jun 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


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