HMCS Cape Breton (K 350)
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||24 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||25 Oct 1943|
|End service||26 Jan 1946|
Decommissioned 26 January 1946.
Commands listed for HMCS Cape Breton (K 350)
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|1||T/Lt.Cdr. Alexander McAllister McLarnon, RCNR||25 Oct 1943||4 Jan 1945|
|2||Lt. John Cryspo Leckie Annesley, RCN||5 Jan 1945|
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Notable events involving Cape Breton include:
16 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMCS Cape Breton (T/Lt.Cdr. A.M. McLarnon, RCNR) and HMCS Outremont (T/A/Lt.Cdr. H. Freeland, DSO, RCNR). (1)
25 Apr 1945
HMS Unruffled (T/Lt. A.H. MacCoy, DSC, SANF(V)) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda together with HMCS Lachine (T/Lt. F.M. Travers, RCNVR) and HMCS Cape Breton (Lt. J.C.L. Annesley, RCN). (3)
- File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/20177
- ADM 173/20139
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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