Allied Warships

HMCS Kapuskasing (J 326)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantJ 326 
ModReciprocating engined 
Built byPort Arthur Shipbuilding Co. (Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered12 Dec 1941 
Laid down19 Dec 1942 
Launched22 Jul 1943 
Commissioned17 Aug 1944 
End service 1972 

Decommissioned 27 March 1946.
Recommissioned as oceanographic observation ship with penant number 171 in 1948.
Decommissioned in 1972.
Sunk as a target in 1978.


Commands listed for HMCS Kapuskasing (J 326)

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1A/Lt.Cdr. Angus Hetherington Rankin, OBE, RCNVR21 Jun 19442 Sep 1945

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