Allied Warships

HMCS Wasaga (J 162)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantJ 162 
ModVTE reciprocating engined 
Built byBurrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) 
Ordered23 Feb 1940 
Laid down3 Sep 1940 
Launched23 Jan 1941 
Commissioned30 Jun 1941 
End service6 Oct 1945 

Yard number 124.

Decommissioned 6 October 1945.
Stricken 3 April 1946.


Commands listed for HMCS Wasaga (J 162)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. Walter Redford, RCNR30 Jun 19419 Mar 1942
2T/Lt. John Buxton Raine, RCNR10 Mar 194213 Mar 1943

3T/Lt. James Alexander Dunn, RCNVR14 May 194317 Jun 1943
4T/Lt. John Buxton Raine, RCNR18 Jun 194321 Dec 1943
5J J H Green, RCNVR22 Dec 19436 Oct 1945

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4 Feb 1945
HMCS Wasaga (T/Lt. J.J.H. Green, RCNR) ended a refit.

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