Allied Warships

HMCS Ingonish (J 69)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassBangor 
PennantJ 69 
ModVTE reciprocating engined 
Built byNorth Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada). 
Ordered28 Nov 1940 
Laid down6 Jun 1941 
Launched30 Jul 1941 
Commissioned5 Aug 1942 
End service2 Jul 1945 
History

Returned to the R.N. on 2 July 1945 and scrapped in 1948.

 
Former nameHMS Ingonish

Commands listed for HMCS Ingonish (J 69)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Thomas Philip Ryan, RCNR29 Apr 19422 May 1943
2T/Lt. Freeman Elkin Burrows, RCNVR3 May 19434 Apr 1944
3T/Lt. Ronald Charles Grigg Merriam, RCNVR5 Apr 194415 Sep 1944
4T/Lt. Hugh Victor Shaw, RCNVR16 Sep 19442 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving Ingonish include:


28 Apr 1945
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Ingonish (T/Lt. H.V. Shaw, RCNVR) and HMCS Westmount (T/Lt. R.P. Jackson, RCNVR). (1)

29 Apr 1945
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Ingonish (T/Lt. H.V. Shaw, RCNVR) and HMCS Westmount (T/Lt. R.P. Jackson, RCNVR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/20177

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


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