Allied Warships

HMCS Coaticook (K 410)

Frigate of the River class

HMCS Coaticook during the war.

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 410 
Built byDavie Shipbuilding and Repairing Co. Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada) 
Ordered1 Feb 1943 
Laid down14 Jun 1943 
Launched26 Nov 1943 
Commissioned25 Jul 1944 
End service29 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 29 November 1945.


Commands listed for HMCS Coaticook (K 410)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Louis de la Chesnaye Audette, RCNVR25 Jul 19443 Jun 1945

2T/A/Lt.Cdr. James Wake Golby, DSC, RCNVR16 Aug 194519 Aug 1945

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Notable events involving Coaticook include:

24 Sep 1944
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Coaticook (T/A/Lt.Cdr. L de la C. Audette, RCNVR ) and HMS Labuan (T/A/Lt.Cdr. V.D.H. Bidwell, DSC, RNR). (1)

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Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken


  1. ADM 173/19286

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

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