HMCS Dunver (K 03)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Morton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada)|
|Laid down||5 May 1942|
|Launched||10 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||11 Sep 1943|
|End service||23 Jan 1946|
Decommissioned 23 January 1946.
Commands listed for HMCS Dunver (K 03)
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|1||T/Lt.Cdr. William Woods, RCNR||11 Sep 1943||6 May 1944|
|2||T/Lt. Wilfred Davenport, RCNR||7 May 1944||9 Aug 1944|
|3||Lt.Cdr. George Hay Stephen, DSC, OBE, RCNR||10 Aug 1944||24 Aug 1944|
|4||T/Lt. Wilfred Davenport, RCNR||25 Aug 1944||26 Mar 1945|
|5||T/Lt.Cdr. St. Clair Balfour, RCNVR||27 Mar 1945||26 May 1945|
|6||T/Lt.Cdr. Charles Patrick Balfry, DSC, RCNR||27 May 1945|
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Notable events involving Dunver include:
19 Apr 1944
HMS H 28 (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Prescott (A/Lt.Cdr. W. McIsaac, RCNVR), HMCS Baddeck (T/Lt. G.C. Brown, RCNVR), HMCS Dunver (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Stephen, OBE, DSC, RCNR) and HMCS New Westminster (T/Lt. R.O. McKenzie, RCNR). (1)
20 Apr 1944
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Dunver (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Stephen, OBE, DSC, RCNR), HMCS Dauphin (T/Lt. M.H. Wallace, RCNR), HMCS Rosthern (T/Lt. S.R.P. Annet, RCNVR) and HMCS Long Branch (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.J.G. Johnson, RCNVR). (2)
5 Mar 1945
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Dunver (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W. Davenport, RCNR), HMCS Carlplace (T/Lt. C.E. Wright, RCNVR), HMCS Kenora (T/Lt. R.M. Meredith, RCNR) and HMCS Prescott (T/Lt. G.J. Mathewson, RCNVR). (3)
- ADM 173/18472
- ADM 173/18527
- ADM 173/20176
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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