Kenneth Frederick Adams, RCN

Born  6 Sep 1903Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Died  1 Dec 1984(81)Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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3 Jan 1928 Lt.
3 Jan 1936 Lt.Cdr.
Jul 1940 A/Cdr.
1 Jan 1941 Cdr.
1 Jul 1944 Capt.
27 May 1955 Rear-Admiral

Retired: 28 Oct 1958


Warship Commands listed for Kenneth Frederick Adams, RCN

HMCS Prince David (F 89)Cdr.Armed Merchant Cruiser25 Mar 19411 Dec 1941
HMCS Assiniboine (I 18)Cdr.Destroyer11 Feb 19439 Jun 1943
HMCS Ottawa (ii) (H 31)Cdr.Destroyer9 Jun 19436 Jul 1943
HMCS Assiniboine (I 18)Cdr.Destroyer8 Jul 194330 Sep 1943
HMCS Prince Henry (F 70)Cdr.Armed Merchant Cruiser30 Nov 194311 Dec 1943
HMCS Iroquois (G 89)Capt.Destroyer8 Feb 19452 Jul 1945

Career information

Cdr. Adams was for a short period in command of HMCS Ottawa (ii) while HMCS Assiniboine was undergoing repairs.

Events related to this officer

Destroyer HMCS Assiniboine (I 18)

2 Mar 1943
HMCS Assiniboine (Cdr. K.F. Adams, RCN) was damaged by her own depth charges when she tried to attack German U-boat U-119 in the middle of the North Atlantic. She proceeded to Liverpool, U.K. for repairs (arrived there on 7 March) and was out of action for nearly three months.

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