HMCS Asbestos (K 358)
Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Morton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada)|
|Laid down||20 Jul 1943|
|Launched||22 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||16 Jun 1944|
|End service||8 Jul 1945|
Decommissioned 8 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Asbestos (K 358)
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|1||T/Lt. James Cuthbert, RCNR||16 Jun 1944||8 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Asbestos include:
18 Jul 1944
HMS L 27 (Lt. J.N. Elliott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Asbestos (T/Lt. J. Cuthbert, RCNR), HMCS Barrie (T/Lt. W.D. Stokvis, RCNVR), HMS Aberdeen (Lt.Cdr. R.W. Mayo, RN) and HMCS Hawkesbury (T/Lt. W.G. Curry, RCNVR). (1)
14 Aug 1944
HMS L 27 (Lt. J.N. Elliott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Nene (T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.R. Shaw, RCNR), HMCS Asbestos (T/Lt. J. Cuthbert, RCNR), HMCS Barrie (T/Lt. W.D. Stokvis, RCNVR) and HMCS Red Deer (T/Lt. D.B.D. Ross, RCNVR). (1)
- ADM 199/1830
- ADM 173/20144
- ADM 173/20190
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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