HMCS Louisburg (ii) (K 401)
Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Morton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada)|
|Ordered||2 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||11 Jan 1943|
|Launched||13 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||13 Dec 1943|
|End service||25 Jun 1945|
Decommissioned 25 June 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Louisburg (ii) (K 401)
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|1||T/Lt. James Boulton Elmsley, RCNVR||8 Nov 1943||10 Feb 1945|
|2||T/Lt. Murray William Knowles, RCNVR||11 Feb 1945||25 Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving Louisburg (ii) include:
12 May 1944
HMS H 50 (T/Lt. A.F. Wicker, RNVR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Smilax (Lt. A. Branson, RNR), HMS Wallflower (Lt. G.R. Greaves, RNR) and HMS Pink (Lt. W.K. Tadman, RNR) and HMCS Louisburg (T/Lt. J.B. Elmsley, RCNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/18528
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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