HMCS Arnprior (K 494)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland)|
|Ordered||23 Jan 1943|
|Laid down||21 Jun 1943|
|Launched||8 Feb 1944|
|Commissioned||8 Jun 1944|
|End service||14 Mar 1946|
Decommissioned on 14 March 1946. Sold in 1948 to Uruguay being renamed Montevideo.
|Former name||HMS Rising Castle|
Commands listed for HMCS Arnprior (K 494)
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|1||T/Lt.Cdr. Alan Herbert Easton, DSC, RCNR||28 Aug 1945||14 Mar 1946|
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Notable events involving Arnprior include:
3 Aug 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. R.W. van Lynden, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Bamborough Castle (T/Lt. M.S. Work, DSC and Bar, RNR) and HMCS Arnprior (T/Lt. S.D. Thom, DSC, RCNVR). (2)
- ADM 173/19194
- File 2.12.03.6373 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.