HMCS Medicine Hat (J 256)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Mod||VTE reciprocating engined|
|Built by||Canadian Vickers Ltd. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)|
|Laid down||1 Jan 1941|
|Launched||25 Jun 1941|
|Commissioned||4 Dec 1941|
Decommissioned on 6 November 1945 and laid up in reserve.
Commands listed for HMCS Medicine Hat (J 256)
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|1||T/Lt. James Bevan, RCNR||4 Dec 1941||1 May 1943|
|2||T/Lt. John Edisforth Heward, RCNR||2 May 1943||20 Dec 1943|
|3||T/Lt. John Edisforth Heward, RCNR||11 Jan 1944||mid 1944|
|4||T/Lt. H D MacLachlan, RCNVR||mid 1944||29 Aug 1944|
|5||T/Lt. Raymond John Keelan, RCNVR||29 Aug 1944||18 Jul 1945|
|6||T/Lt. William Rodney Aylwin, RCNVR||19 Jul 1945||6 Nov 1945|
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