Allied Warships

HMCS Matapedia (K 112)

Corvette of the Flower class


Photograph taken by Charles James Sadler, RCNVR. First Class Stoker, Official number V-4963, serving in the Canadian destroyer HMCS Columbia.

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantK 112 
Built byMorton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) 
Ordered23 Jan 1940 
Laid down2 Feb 1940 
Launched14 Sep 1940 
Commissioned9 May 1941 
End service16 Jun 1945 
History

Fo'c's'le extention at Liverpool (Nova Scotia, Canada) completed on 3 February 1944.

Decommissioned 16 June 1945.
Scrapped in Canada on December 1950.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Matapedia (K 112)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Ronald James Herman, RCNVR10 Dec 194026 Apr 1943
2T/Lt. John de la Fosse Frewer, RCNVR27 Apr 194312 May 1944
3T/Lt. Christopher French Usher, RCNVR13 May 194416 Jun 1945

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Noteable events involving Matapedia include:


HMS Matapedia as seen from the Canadian destroyer HMCS Columbia.

Photographs taken by
Charles James Sadler RCNVR, Stoker, Service NO. V-4963.
HMCS Columbia / HMCS Avalon / HMCS Joliette.

Media links


Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


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