HMCS Algoma (K 127)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co. (Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||1 Feb 1940|
|Laid down||18 Jun 1940|
|Launched||17 Dec 1940|
|Commissioned||11 Jul 1941|
|End service||6 Jul 1945|
Fo'c's'le extention at Liverpool, Nova Scotia completed on 15 April 1944.
Decomissioned 6 June 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Algoma (K 127)
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|1||T/Lt. John Harding, RCNR||26 May 1941||30 Aug 1943|
|2||T/Lt. James Phillip Fraser, RCNR||1 Sep 1943||10 Oct 1943|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Harding, RCNR||11 Oct 1943||3 Feb 1944|
|4||Lt. Ernest Roy Hyman, RCNVR||4 Feb 1944||4 Apr 1944|
|5||T/Lt. Louis Frederick Moore, RCNR||5 Apr 1944||9 Aug 1944|
|6||T/Lt. Wilfred Davenport, RCNR||10 Aug 1944||24 Aug 1944|
|7||T/Lt. John Norrison Finlayson, RCNVR||25 Aug 1944||6 Jun 1945|
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Noteable events involving Algoma include:
22 Feb 1942
HMCS Algoma (Lt. J. Harding, RCNR) picks up 12 survivors from the British tanker Adellen that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-155 in the North Atlantic in position 49°20'N, 38°15'W.