HMCS Kitchener (K 225)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||George T. Davie & Sons Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada)|
|Laid down||28 Feb 1941|
|Launched||18 Nov 1941|
|Commissioned||28 Jun 1942|
|End service||11 Jul 1945|
Took part in operations Torch and Neptune.
|Former name||HMCS Vancouver|
Commands listed for HMCS Kitchener (K 225)
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|1||T/Lt. William Evans, RCNVR||9 Jun 1942||16 Jan 1944|
|2||T/Lt. Jack Errington Moles, RCNVR||17 Jan 1944||11 Jul 1945|
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Noteable events involving Kitchener include:
28 Jan 1944
HMCS Kitchener (T/Lt. J.E. Moles, RCNVR) completed a refit at Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada.
6 Jun 1944
HMCS Kitchener (T/Lt. J.E. Moles, RCNVR) was part of the escort for the second wave of US soldiers that landed around 11 AM on Omaha beach.