Allied Warships

HMCS Port Hope (J 280)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantJ 280 
ModVTE reciprocating engined 
Built byDavie Shipbuilding and Repairing Co. Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada) 
Laid down9 Sep 1941 
Launched14 Dec 1941 
Commissioned30 Jul 1942 
End service 

Decommissioned 13 October 1945.
Recomissioned after 1949 with penant number 183.
Sold in February 1959.


Commands listed for HMCS Port Hope (J 280)

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1T/Lt. William Turner, RCNR30 Jul 19421 Dec 1942
2Lt. Angus Hetherington Rankin, RCNVR2 Dec 19428 Apr 1943
3T/Lt. Richard Kingsley Lester, RCNVR9 Apr 194317 Mar 1944
4T/Lt. Robert Michael Montague, RCNVR18 Mar 194413 Oct 1945

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