Allied Warships

HMCS Grou (K 518)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 518 
Built byCanadian Vickers Ltd. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) 
OrderedOct 1941 
Laid down1 May 1943 
Launched7 Aug 1943 
Commissioned4 Dec 1943 
End service25 Feb 1946 
History

Decommissioned 25 February 1946.


The emblem of HMCS Grou (K 518)

 

Commands listed for HMCS Grou (K 518)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Howard Geoffrey Dupont, RCNR8 Nov 19438 Aug 1945
2A/Cdr. Bernard Dodds Leitch Johnson, RCNR9 Aug 194514 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Grou include:


4 Mar 1945
HMCS Grou (Lt.Cdr. H.G. Dupont, RCNR) begins a refit at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Media links


Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken


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