HMCS Gaspe (J 94)
Minesweeper of the Fundy class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Morton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada)|
|Ordered||23 Aug 1937|
|Laid down||24 Jan 1938|
|Launched||12 Aug 1938|
|Commissioned||21 Oct 1938|
|End service||23 Jul 1945|
Decommissioned 23 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Gaspe (J 94)
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|1||Lt. Herman Dwight MacKay, RCNR||3 Sep 1939||11 Apr 1941|
|2||T/Lt. Ralph Thomas Ingram, RCNR||12 Apr 1941||2 Aug 1941|
|3||T/Lt. Thomas Gilmour, RCNR||3 Aug 1941||17 Aug 1941|
|4||T/Lt. Ralph Thomas Ingram, RCNR||18 Aug 1941||26 Oct 1941|
|5||T/Skr.Lt. George Abraham Myra, RCNR||27 Oct 1941||2 Aug 1942|
|6||T/Lt. Walter Stanley Bryant, RCNR||3 Aug 1942||24 Jun 1943|
|7||T/Skr.Lt. Alexander James Burke, RCNR||25 Jun 1943||7 Jan 1945|
|8||T/Skr.Lt. Ralph Andrew Doucette, RCNR||8 Jan 1945||23 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.