Allied Warships

HMCS Stellarton (K 457)

Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower (rev.) 
PennantK 457 
Built byMorton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) 
OrderedJun 1942 
Laid down16 Nov 1943 
Launched27 Apr 1944 
Commissioned29 Sep 1944 
End service1 Jul 1945 
History

Decommissioned 1 July 1945.
Sold in 1946 and served as Chilean Casma until 1969.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Stellarton (K 457)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Robert A. Jarvis, RCNVR9 Aug 194419 Dec 1944
2T/Lt. Malcolm George McCarthy, RCNVR20 Dec 19441 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving Stellarton include:


10 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) and HMCS Stellarton (T/Lt. M.G. McCarthy, 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). (1)

Media links


Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

Sources

  1. ADM 173/20127

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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