HMCS Hespeler (K 489)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Henry Robb Ltd. (Leith, U.K.)|
|Ordered||19 Jan 1943|
|Laid down||25 May 1943|
|Launched||13 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||28 Feb 1944|
|End service||15 Nov 1945|
Decommissioned 15 November 1945.
|Former name||HMS Guildford Castle|
Commands listed for HMCS Hespeler (K 489)
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|1||T/Lt.Cdr. Nevill Spencer Charles Dickinson, RCNVR||21 Feb 1944||13 Nov 1944|
|2||T/Lt. George Percy Manning, RCNVR||14 Nov 1944||Oct 1945 ?|
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Notable events involving Hespeler include:
15 Apr 1944
HMS H 28 (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with ships from the First Support Group and later with HMCS Hespeler (T/Lt.Cdr. N.S.C. Dickinson, RCNVR). (3)
- ADM 173/19217
- ADM 173/19327
- ADM 173/18472
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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