HMCS Border Cities (J 344)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co. (Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||12 Dec 1941|
|Laid down||26 Aug 1942|
|Launched||3 May 1943|
|Commissioned||18 May 1944|
|End service||15 Jan 1946|
Decommissioned 15 January 1946.
Commands listed for HMCS Border Cities (J 344)
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|1||Lt. Breen Philip Young, RCNR||20 Mar 1944||23 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Border Cities include:
25 Jul 1944
HMS L 27 (Lt. J.N. Elliott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Mahone (T/Lt. L.R. Hoar, RCNVR), HMCS Border Cities (Lt. B.P. Young, RCNR) and HMS Foam (Lt. W.J.H. Moorman, DSC, RN). (1)
29 Jul 1944
HMS L 27 (Lt. J.N. Elliott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Border Cities (Lt. B.P. Young, RCNR) HMCS Hepatica (T/Lt. J.A. Ferguson, RCNR), HMCS Thetford Mines (T/Lt. J.A.R. Allan, DSC, RCNVR) and HMCS Cobourg (T/Lt. G.H. Johnson, RCNVR). (1)
- ADM 199/1830
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.