HMCS Ontario (53)
Light cruiser of the Minotaur class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland)|
|Laid down||20 Nov 1941|
|Launched||29 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||25 May 1945|
|End service||15 Oct 1958|
Originally named HMS Minotaur but transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy and named HMCS Ontario upon completion.
Paid off on 15 October 1958. She arrived at Osaka, Japan for breaking up on 19 November 1960.
|Former name||HMS Minotaur|
Commands listed for HMCS Ontario (53)
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|1||Capt. Harold Taylor Wood Grant, DSO, RCN||17 Mar 1945||31 Dec 1945|
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