HMCS Loch Alvie (K 428)
Frigate of the Loch class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Ordered||2 Feb 1943|
|Laid down||31 Aug 1943|
|Launched||14 Jan 1944|
|Commissioned||10 Aug 1944|
|End service||11 Jun 1945|
During her wartime career she mostly served on convoy duty between Iceland and Murmansk, Russia.
Decommissioned 11 June 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Loch Alvie (K 428)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Ernest George Old, RCNR||6 May 1944||11 Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving Loch Alvie include:
6 Feb 1945
HMS Vengeful (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with HMCS Monnow (Cdr. E.G. Skinner, DSO, RCNR), HMCS Nene (T/Lt.Cdr. E.R. Shaw, RCNR) and HMCS Loch Alvie (T/Lt.Cdr. E.G. Old, RCNR). (1)
- ADM 173/20257
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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