Allied Warships

HMCS Thorlock (K 394)

Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower (rev.) 
PennantK 394 
Built byMarine Industries Ltd. (Sorel, Quebec, Canada) 
OrderedJun 1942 
Laid down25 Sep 1943 
Launched15 May 1944 
Commissioned13 Nov 1944 
End service15 Jul 1945 
History

Decommissioned 15 July 1945.
Sold in 1946 and served as Chilean Papudo until 1967.  

Commands listed for HMCS Thorlock (K 394)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. John Eugene Francois, RCNR6 Oct 194415 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving Thorlock include:


24 Jan 1945
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Thorlock (T/Lt. J.E. Francois, RCNR). (1)

27 Jan 1945
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Thorlock (T/Lt. J.E. Francois, RCNR) and HMCS Prestonian (T/Lt.Cdr. I. Angus, RCNVR). (1)

Media links


Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

Sources

  1. ADM 173/20174

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


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