Allied Warships

HMCS Fredericton (K 245)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantK 245 
Built byMarine Industries Ltd. (Sorel, Quebec, Canada) 
Ordered20 Feb 1941 
Laid down22 Mar 1941 
Launched2 Sep 1941 
Commissioned8 Dec 1941 
End service14 Jul 1945 
History

Decommissioned 14 July 1945.
Sold into merchantile service in 1946 being renamed Tra Los Montes.
Rebuilt in 1950 in Kiel, Germany, to whaler Olympic Fighter for Onassis.
Sold in 1956 to Japan being renamed Otori Maru No.6
Scrapped in 1962.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Fredericton (K 245)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Hubert Smith MacDonald, RCNR15 Nov 19415 Nov 1942
2Lt. John Eric Harrington, RCNVR6 Nov 194220 Jul 1944
3T/Lt. Jack Cranfield Smyth, RCNR21 Jul 194414 Jul 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


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