Allied Warships

HMCS Vegreville (J 257)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantJ 257 
ModVTE reciprocating engined 
Built byCanadian Vickers Ltd. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) 
Laid down2 Jun 1941 
Launched7 Oct 1941 
Commissioned10 Dec 1941 
End service6 Jun 1945 

Decommissioned 6 June 1945.
Scrapped in 1947.


Commands listed for HMCS Vegreville (J 257)

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1Lt.Cdr. Frederick Avery Price, RCNVR10 Dec 194119 Jan 1942
2T/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Harold Beament, RCNVR20 Jan 194211 Jan 1943
3T/Lt. Thomas Bottrell Edwards, RCNR12 Jan 19436 Nov 1944
4T/Lt. John Wardrop Ross, RCNVR7 Nov 19446 Jun 1945

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Notable events involving Vegreville include:

4 Feb 1945
HMCS Vegreville (Lt. J.W. Ross, RCNVR) ended a refit.

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