HMCS Margaree (H 49)
Destroyer of the D class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co., Ltd. (Jarrow-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Laid down||12 Jun 1931|
|Launched||16 Jun 1932|
|Commissioned||6 Sep 1940|
|Lost||22 Oct 1940|
|Loss position||53° 24'N, 22° 50'W|
The Canadian destroyer HMCS Margaree (H 49) lost on 22 Oct 1940 in position 53° 24'N, 22° 50'W.
Transferred from the Royal Navy on 6 September 1940, was former HMS Diana. She was transferred to replace HMCS Fraser but was herself sunk soon after transfer.
HMCS Margaree (Cdr. Joseph Wilton Rouer, RCN) was sunk in the North Atlantic while escorting convoy OL-8, in position (approx.) 53º24'N, 22º50'W after a collision with the freighter Port Fairy.
|Former name||HMS Diana|
Commands listed for HMCS Margaree (H 49)
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|1||Cdr. Joseph Wilton Rouer Roy, RCN||6 Sep 1940||22 Oct 1940 (+)|
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