Allied Warships

HMCS Kenogami (K 125)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantK 125 
Built byPort Arthur Shipbuilding Co. (Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered1 Feb 1940 
Laid down20 Apr 1940 
Launched5 Sep 1940 
Commissioned29 Jun 1941 
End service9 Jul 1945 
History

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

Decommissioned 9 July 1945.
Scrapped in Canada in January 1950.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Kenogami (K 125)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Reginald Jackson, RCNVR8 May 194121 Nov 1942
2T/Lt. James Leslie Percy, RCNVR22 Nov 194223 Feb 1944
3T/Lt. Ralph George McKenzie, RCNVR24 Feb 19449 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving Kenogami include:


10 Sep 1941
HMCS Kenogami (Lt.Cdr. R. Jackson, RCNVR) picks up 34 survivors from the British merchant Sally Maersk that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-81 east-northeast of Cape Farewell in position 61°40'N, 40°30'W.

11 Sep 1941
HMCS Kenogami (Lt.Cdr. R. Jackson, RCNVR) and HMCS Moosejaw (T/Lt. L.D. Quick, RCN) together pick up 41 survivors from the British merchant Berury that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-207 east of Cape Farewell in position 62°40'N, 38°50'W.

HMCS Kenogami also picks up 7 survivors from the British merchant Stonepool that was also torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-207 east of Cape Farewell in position 63°05'N, 37°50'W.

30 Oct 1942
HMCS Kenogami (Lt.Cdr. R. Jackson, RCNVR) picks up 90 survivors from the British merchant Barrwhin that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-436 in the North Atlantic south of Iceland in position 55°02'N, 22°45'W.

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


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