HMCS Mayflower (K 191)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Canadian Vickers Ltd. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)|
|Ordered||20 Jan 1940|
|Laid down||20 Feb 1940|
|Launched||3 Jul 1940|
|Commissioned||15 May 1941|
|End service||31 May 1945|
Fo'c's'le extention at Norfolk (Virginia, U.S.A.) completed on 14 February 1944.
Decommissioned and returned to the Royal Navy on 31 May 1945.
|Former name||HMS Mayflower|
Commands listed for HMCS Mayflower (K 191)
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|1||A/Lt.Cdr. George Hay Stephen, RCNR||5 Sep 1940||12 May 1942|
|2||Lt. Victor Browne, RCNR||13 May 1942||2 Mar 1944|
|3||T/Lt. Douglas Sutherland Martin, RCNR||3 Mar 1944||31 May 1945|
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Noteable events involving Mayflower include:
2 Oct 1941
HMCS Mayflower (A/Lt.Cdr. G.H. Stephen, RCNR) picks up 35 survivors from the British tanker San Florentino that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-94 in the North Atlantic in position 52°50'N, 34°40'W.
9 Feb 1942
HMCS Mayflower (A/Lt.Cdr. G.H. Stephen, RCNR) completed a refit at Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
11 Jan 1943
HMCS Mayflower (A/Lt.Cdr. V. Browne, RCNVR) completed a refit at Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada.