Allied Warships

HMCS Dunvegan (K 177)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 177 
Built byMarine Industries Ltd. (Sorel, Quebec, Canada) 
Ordered22 Jan 1940 
Laid down30 Aug 1940 
Launched11 Dec 1940 
Commissioned9 Sep 1941 
End service3 Jul 1945 

Fo'c's'le extention at Baltimore (Maryland, U.S.A.) completed on 27 December 1943.

Decommissioned 3 July 1945.
Became the Venezuelan Independencia in 1946.
Scrapped in 1953.


Commands listed for HMCS Dunvegan (K 177)

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1T/Lt. James Arthur Tullis, RCNR9 Sep 19415 Feb 1943
2T/Lt. Joseph Eric William Hastings, RCNR6 Feb 194330 Jun 1943
3T/Lt. James Arthur Tullis, RCNR1 Jul 19435 Jul 1944
4T/Lt. James Archibald Rankin, RCNR6 Jul 194411 Mar 1945
5T/Lt. Robert Laird Borden Hunter, RCNVR12 Mar 19453 Jul 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

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