HMCS Comox (J 64)
Minesweeper of the Fundy class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Burrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)|
|Ordered||23 Aug 1937|
|Laid down||5 Feb 1938|
|Launched||9 Aug 1938|
|Commissioned||23 Nov 1938|
|End service||27 Jul 1945|
Decommissioned 27 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Comox (J 64)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Henry Wickens Stephens Soulsby, RCN||28 Oct 1938||26 May 1940|
|2||Lt. Dickson Carlile Wallace, RCNR||27 May 1940||27 Jul 1940|
|3||A/Cdr. Henry Wickens Stephens Soulsby, RCN||28 Jul 1940||9 Oct 1940|
|4||T/Lt. Reginald Ray Kenney, RCNR||10 Oct 1940||22 Jun 1941|
|5||T/Lt. Thomas Gilmour, RCNR||23 Jun 1941||2 Aug 1941|
|6||T/Lt. Jeffry Reginald Biggs, RCNR||29 Sep 1941||25 Mar 1942|
|7||T/Lt. Frank Goddard Hutchings, RCNR||26 Mar 1942||3 Aug 1942|
|8||T/Lt. James Philip Ashton Duggan, RCNR||4 Aug 1942||10 Apr 1944|
|9||Ch.Skr. Joseph Eudore Napoleon Vezina, RCNR||11 Apr 1944||27 Jul 1945|
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Noteable events involving Comox include:
14 Jan 1945
HMCS Comox and HMCS Fundy together pick up 66 survivors from the American merchant Martin Van Buren that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-1232 east of Halifax in position 44°28'N, 63°28'W.