Allied Warships

HMCS Middlesex (J 328)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAlgerine 
PennantJ 328 
ModReciprocating engined 
Built byPort Arthur Shipbuilding Co. (Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered12 Dec 1941 
Laid down29 Sep 1942 
Launched27 May 1943 
Commissioned8 Jun 1944 
End service31 Dec 1945 
History

In November 1944 her commander became Senior Officer of Escort Group W3.

Decommissioned 31 December 1945.
Became a search and rescue ship in 1946.
Wrecked off New Scotland on 3 December 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Middlesex (J 328)

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1T/Lt. Walter James Piercey, RCNR20 Mar 19445 Jan 1946

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