Allied Warships

HMCS Arnprior (K 494)

Corvette of the Castle class


HMCS Arnprior as completed

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassCastle 
PennantK 494 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered23 Jan 1943 
Laid down21 Jun 1943 
Launched8 Feb 1944 
Commissioned8 Jun 1944 
End service14 Mar 1946 
History

Decommissioned on 14 March 1946. Sold in 1948 to Uruguay being renamed Montevideo.

 
Former nameHMS Rising Castle

Commands listed for HMCS Arnprior (K 494)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt.Cdr. Alan Herbert Easton, DSC, RCNR28 Aug 194514 Mar 1946

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


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