Allied Warships

HMCS Outarde (J 161)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantJ 161 
ModVTE reciprocating engined 
Built byNorth Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) 
Ordered23 Feb 1940 
Laid down15 Oct 1940 
Launched27 Jan 1941 
Commissioned4 Dec 1941 
End service24 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 24 November 1945.
Sold into merchantile service in 1946.


Commands listed for HMCS Outarde (J 161)

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1T/Lt. Henry McKee Kennedy, RCNR4 Dec 194118 May 1942
2Lt.Cdr. Reginald Jackson, RCNVR19 May 194228 Feb 1943
3T/Lt. James Alastair MacDonell, RCNR1 Mar 19434 Mar 1944
4T/Lt. Alex Charles Jones, RCNR5 Mar 194423 Aug 1944
5T/Lt. Harry Bush Tindale, RCNVR24 Aug 1944mid 1945

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