Allied Warships

HMCS Lindsay (K 338)

Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
ClassFlower (rev.) 
PennantK 338 
Built byMidland Shipyards Ltd. (Midland. Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered2 Jan 1942 
Laid down30 Sep 1942 
Launched4 Jun 1943 
Commissioned15 Nov 1943 
End service18 Jul 1945 

Decommissioned 18 July 1945.
Sold into merchanile service in 1946 and renamed North Shore.  

Commands listed for HMCS Lindsay (K 338)

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1T/Lt. George Alexander Victor Thomson, RCNVR15 Nov 194318 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving Lindsay include:

21 Jan 1945
The Canadian corvette HMCS Lindsay (T/Lt. G.A.V. Thomson, RCNVR) was damaged in a collision with the British destroyer HMS Brilliant (A/Cdr. J. Pringle, RN) south-west of the Isle of Wight. Lindsay was taken to Devonport for temporary repairs. She sailed for Halifax, Canada for a refit on 19 February.

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

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