Allied Warships

HMCS Runnymede (K 678)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 678 
Built byCanadian Vickers Ltd. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) 
OrderedJun 1942 
Laid down11 Sep 1943 
Launched27 Nov 1943 
Commissioned14 Jun 1944 
End service19 Jan 1946 
History

Decommissioned 19 January 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Runnymede (K 678)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Richard Cassels Chenoweth, RCNVR10 Apr 194422 Jan 1945
2T/A/Cdr. Alexander McAllister McLarnon, RCNR10 Feb 194522 Mar 1945
3A/Lt.Cdr. Richard Cassels Chenoweth, RCNVR23 Mar 19458 Jun 1945
4T/Cdr. Clarence Aubrey King, DSO, DSC, RCNR9 Jun 194522 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving Runnymede include:


Commanders; Lt.-Cdr., R.C. Chenoweth, RCNVR, 14/06/44 to 09/02/45. Cdr., A.M. McLarnon, RCNR, 10/02/45 to 22/03/45. Lt.-Cdr. R.C.Chenoweth, RCNVR, 23/03/45 to 08/06/45. Cdr.C.A.King, DSO, DSC & Bar, RCNR, 09/06/45 to 22/10/45. (1)

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Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken

Sources

  1. Personal communication

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