Allied Warships

HMCS Stormont (K 327)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 327 
Built byCanadian Vickers Ltd. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) 
OrderedOct 1941 
Laid down23 Dec 1942 
Launched14 Jul 1943 
Commissioned27 Nov 1943 
End service9 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned 7 November 1945.
Became A. Onassis yacht Christina in 1954.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Stormont (K 327)

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1T/Skr.Lt. George Abraham Myra, RCNR20 Oct 19437 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Stormont include:


7 Apr 1944
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Stormont (T/Skr.Lt. G.A. Myra, RCNR), HMCS Matane (Lt.Cdr. A.F.C. Layard, DSO, RN), HMCS Swansea (A/Cdr. C.A. King, DSO, DSC, RCNR) and HMCS Owen Sound (T/Skr.Lt. J.M. Watson, RCNR). (1)

8 Apr 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMCS Matane (Lt.Cdr. A.F.C. Layard, DSO, RN), HMCS Swansea (A/Cdr. C.A. King, DSO, DSC, RCNR), HMCS Stormont (T/Skr.Lt. G.A. Myra, RCNR), HMCS Owen Sound (T/Skr.Lt. J.M. Watson, RCNR) and HMS Abelia (A/Lt.Cdr. O.G. Stuart, RCNVR). (2)

14 May 1944
HMS H 28 (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Stormont (T/Skr.Lt. G.A. Myra, RCNR), HMCS Swansea (A/Cdr. C.A. King, DSO, DSC, RCNR), HMCS Alberni (T/A/Lt.Cdr. I.H. Bell, RCNVR) and HMCS Port Arthur (T/Lt. K.T. Chisholm, RCNVR). (3)

Media links


Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken

Sources

  1. ADM 173/18527
  2. File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  3. ADM 173/18473

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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