Allied Warships

HMCS Vancouver (K 240)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantK 240 
Built byYarrows Ltd. (Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada) 
Ordered 
Laid down16 Jun 1941 
Launched26 Aug 1941 
Commissioned20 Mar 1942 
End service26 Jun 1945 
History

Fo'c's'le extended at Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada) on 16 September 1943.

Decommissioned 26 June 1945.
Sold on 5 October 1945.


The emblem of the HMCS Vancouver (K240)

 
Former nameHMCS Kitchener

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Noteable events involving Vancouver include:


14 Feb 1944
HMCS Vancouver (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.W. Ford, RCNR) and HMCS Dawson (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T.P. Ryan, OBE, RCNR) depart from Esquimalt for Halifax.

Media links


Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


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