Allied Warships

HMCS Sioux (R 64)

Destroyer of the V class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassV 
PennantR 64 
Built byJ.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.) 
Ordered1 Sep 1941 
Laid down31 Oct 1942 
Launched14 Sep 1943 
Commissioned21 Feb 1944 
End service30 Oct 1963 
History

Decommissioned 26 February 1946.
Recommissioned in 1950.
Decommissioned 30 October 1963.
Scrapped at La Spezia, Italy in 1965.

 
Former nameHMS Vixen

Commands listed for HMCS Sioux (R 64)

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CommanderFromTo
1A/Lt.Cdr. Eric Eversley Garratt Boak, RCN21 Feb 194429 Jun 1945
2Lt.Cdr. Reginald Amand Webber, DSC, RCN30 Jun 19458 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Sioux include:


26 Mar 1944
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.G. Davies, RN) conducted A/S exercises at Scapa Flow with HMS Javelin (Lt.Cdr. P.B.N. Lewis, DSC, RN), HMS Wakeful (Lt.Cdr. G.D. Pound, DSC, RN) and HMCS Sioux (A/Lt.Cdr. E.E.G. Boak, RCN). (1)

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19314

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


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