HMCS Riviere du Loup (K 357)
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||5 Jan 1943|
|Launched||2 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||21 Nov 1943|
|End service||2 Jul 1945|
Decommissioned 2 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Riviere du Loup (K 357)
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|1||T/Lt. Raymond Nelson Smillie, RCNVR||21 Nov 1943||8 Jan 1945|
|2||T/Lt.Cdr. Frederick Robb Naftel, RCNVR||9 Jan 1945||25 Jan 1945|
|3||T/Lt. Richard Dale Weldon, RCNVR||26 Jan 1945||2 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Riviere du Loup include:
2 Dec 1944
HMS Vengeful (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted night A/S exercises off Larne with HMCS Kokanee (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Marshall, RCNVR), HMCS St. Thomas (T/A/Lt.Cdr. L.P. Denny, RCNR) and HMCS Rivière du Loup (T/Lt. R.N. Smillie, RCNVR). (1)
11 Apr 1945
HMS Universal (Lt. S.S. Brooks, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMCS Rivière du Loup (T/Lt. R.D. Weldon, RCNVR), HMCS Stellarton (T/Lt. M.G. McCarthy, RCNVR), HMCS Orkney (Cdr. J.M. Rowland, DSO, RN) and HMS Loch Killin (Lt.Cdr. S. Darling, DSC and Bar, RANVR). (2)
- ADM 173/19365
- ADM 173/20127
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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