Allied Warships

HMCS West York (K 369)

Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class


HMCS West York as seen from the air.

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower (rev.) 
PennantK 369 
Built byMidland Shipyards Ltd. (Midland. Ontario, Canada) 
OrderedJun 1942 
Laid down23 Jul 1943 
Launched25 Jan 1944 
Commissioned6 Oct 1944 
End service9 Jul 1945 
History

Decommissioned 9 July 1945.
Sold into merchantile service in 1945 as West York, renamed Federal Express in 1960.
Federal Express was sunk near Montreal after a collision in 1960, the after part of the ship was raised and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for HMCS West York (K 369)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Edward Graham Scott, RCNVR25 Jul 194429 Dec 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. William Frederick Wood, RCNR30 Dec 19449 Jul 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


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