Allied Warships

HMCS Hawkesbury (K 415)

Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower (rev.) 
PennantK 415 
Built byMorton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) 
OrderedApr 1942 
Laid down20 Jul 1943 
Launched16 Nov 1943 
Commissioned14 Jun 1944 
End service10 Jul 1945 
History

Decommissioned 10 July 1945.
Sold and became the Cambodian Campuchea from 1950 until 1956. Hawkesbury  

Commands listed for HMCS Hawkesbury (K 415)

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1T/Lt. William George Curry, RCNVR20 Mar 194410 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving Hawkesbury include:


18 Jul 1944
HMS L 27 (Lt. J.N. Elliott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Asbestos (T/Lt. J. Cuthbert, RCNR), HMCS Barrie (T/Lt. W.D. Stokvis, RCNVR), HMS Aberdeen (Lt.Cdr. R.W. Mayo, RN) and HMCS Hawkesbury (T/Lt. W.G. Curry, RCNVR). (1)

21 Aug 1944
HMS L 27 (Lt. J.N. Elliott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Nene (T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.R. Shaw, RCNR) and HMCS Hawkesbury (T/Lt. W.G. Curry, RCNVR). (1)

Media links


Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

Sources

  1. ADM 199/1830

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


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