Allied Warships

HMCS Gaspe (J 94)

Minesweeper of the Fundy class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantJ 94 
Built byMorton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) 
Ordered23 Aug 1937 
Laid down24 Jan 1938 
Launched12 Aug 1938 
Commissioned21 Oct 1938 
End service23 Jul 1945 

Decommissioned 23 July 1945.
Sold to China in 1947 and renamed Sung Li.


Commands listed for HMCS Gaspe (J 94)

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1Lt. Herman Dwight MacKay, RCNR3 Sep 193911 Apr 1941
2T/Lt. Ralph Thomas Ingram, RCNR12 Apr 19412 Aug 1941
3T/Lt. Thomas Gilmour, RCNR3 Aug 194117 Aug 1941
4T/Lt. Ralph Thomas Ingram, RCNR18 Aug 194126 Oct 1941
5T/Skr.Lt. George Abraham Myra, RCNR27 Oct 19412 Aug 1942
6T/Lt. Walter Stanley Bryant, RCNR3 Aug 194224 Jun 1943
7T/Skr.Lt. Alexander James Burke, RCNR25 Jun 19437 Jan 1945
8T/Skr.Lt. Ralph Andrew Doucette, RCNR8 Jan 194523 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving Gaspe include:

14 Jan 1945
HMCS Gaspe (Lt. A.J. Burke, RCNR) picks up 56 survivors of the British tanker British Freedom that was torpedoed and sunk east of Halifax, Canada in position 44°28'N, 63°28'W by German U-boat U-1232.

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