Allied Warships

HMCS Whitby (K 346)

Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
ClassFlower (rev.) 
PennantK 346 
Built byMarine Industries Ltd. (Sorel, Quebec, Canada) 
OrderedApr 1942 
Laid down1 Apr 1943 
Launched18 Sep 1943 
Commissioned6 Jun 1944 
End service16 Jul 1945 

Decommissioned 16 July 1945.
Stricken for disposal on 30 August 1946. Sold into merchantile service in 1946 and renamed Bengo.  

Commands listed for HMCS Whitby (K 346)

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1T/Lt. Richard Kingsley Lester, RCNVR24 Mar 194416 Jul 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

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