Allied Warships

HMCS Sault Ste. Marie (J 334)

Minesweeper of the Algerine class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassAlgerine 
PennantJ 334 
ModReciprocating engined 
Built byPort Arthur Shipbuilding Co. (Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered12 Dec 1941 
Laid down27 Jan 1942 
Launched5 Aug 1942 
Commissioned24 Jun 1943 
End service 1950 
History

Decommissioned 1 December 1946.
Became a training ship in 1949.
Sold for scrap in 1959.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Sault Ste. Marie (J 334)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Reginald Jackson, RCNVR24 Jun 194311 Feb 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Arthur Moorhouse, RCNR12 Feb 19445 Jul 1945
3T/Lt. Donald Davis, RCNVR6 Jul 194528 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving Sault Ste. Marie include:


14 Dec 1944
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Lachute (T/Lt. R.G. Hatrick, DSC, RCNVR) and HMCS Sault Ste Marie (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. Moorhouse, RCNR). (1)

18 Dec 1944
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Lachute (T/Lt. R.G. Hatrick, DSC, RCNVR) and HMCS Sault Ste Marie (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A. Moorhouse, RCNR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19287

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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