HMCS Charlottetown (ii) (K 244)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Davie Shipbuilding and Repairing Co. Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada)|
|Laid down||26 Jan 1943|
|Launched||16 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||28 Apr 1944|
|End service||25 Mar 1947|
Decommissioned 25 March 1947.
Commands listed for HMCS Charlottetown (ii) (K 244)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Harding, RCNR||20 Mar 1944||23 Apr 1945|
|2||A/Cdr. William Charles Halliday, RCNR||24 Apr 1945||5 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Charlottetown (ii) include:
These attack exercises were followed by A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with HMCS Charlottetown (T/Lt.Cdr. J. Harding, RCNR), HMCS Antigonish (T/Lt.Cdr. R.D. Barrett, RCNR) and HMCS Kirkland Lake (Lt.Cdr. N.V. Clark, OBE, RCNR). (2)
1 Apr 1945
HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. A.J. Schouwenaar, RNN) conducted attack exercises off Loch Alsh during which HMS Philante (Cdr. M.J. Evans, OBE, RN) served as the target. During these exercises HMS Philante was escorted by HMCS Charlottetown (T/Lt.Cdr. J. Harding, RCNR), HMCS Antigonish (T/Lt.Cdr. R.D. Barrett, RCNR) and HMCS Kirkland Lake (Lt.Cdr. N.V. Clark, OBE, RCNR). (2)
- ADM 199/1830
- File 2.12.03.6428 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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