HMCS Stratford (J 310)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Mod||VTE reciprocating engined|
|Built by||Davie Shipbuilding and Repairing Co. Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada)|
|Laid down||29 Oct 1941|
|Launched||14 Feb 1942|
|Commissioned||29 Aug 1942|
|End service||1 Apr 1946|
Decommissioned 1 April 1946.
Commands listed for HMCS Stratford (J 310)
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|1||T/Lt. Ralph Morton Meredith, RCNR||15 Jun 1942||30 Oct 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Roderick John Cornell Pringle, RCNVR||31 Oct 1942||3 May 1943|
|3||T/Lt. William Grant Garden, RCNVR||4 May 1943||4 Aug 1943|
|4||T/Lt. Donald William Green Storey, RCNVR||5 Aug 1943||20 Dec 1943|
|5||T/Lt. Robert George Magnussen, RCNVR||21 Jun 1944||1 Apr 1945|
|6||T/Lt. Jean Paul Charbonneau, RCNVR||2 Apr 1945||4 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Stratford include:
25 Feb 1945
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Smiths Falls (T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.T. Byers, RCNR) and HMCS Stratford (T/Lt. R.G. Magnussen, RCNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/20175
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.