Allied Warships

HMCS Eyebright (K 150)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantK 150 
Built byCanadian Vickers Ltd. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) 
Ordered20 Jan 1940 
Laid down20 Feb 1940 
Launched22 Jul 1940 
Commissioned26 Nov 1940 
End service17 Jun 1945 
History

Fo'c's'le extention at Baltimore (Maryland, U.S.A.) completed on 21 August 1943.

Decommissioned and returned to the Royal Navy on 17 June 1945.
Sold on 17 May 1947.
Became the Dutch merchantile Albert W. Vinke in 1950.
Served until 1964.
Broken up at Cape Town, South Africa in 1965

 
Former nameHMS Eyebright

Commands listed for HMCS Eyebright (K 150)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Egbert Randell, RCNR1 Nov 194024 Jun 1941
2Lt. Herbert Coates Reynard Davis, RCNR25 Jun 19416 Feb 1943
3T/Lt. Howard Lee Quinn, RCNVR7 Feb 19431 Sep 1944
4T/Lt. Robert James Margesson, RCNVR2 Sep 194417 Jun 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


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