HMCS Dunvegan (K 177)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Marine Industries Ltd. (Sorel, Quebec, Canada)|
|Ordered||22 Jan 1940|
|Laid down||30 Aug 1940|
|Launched||11 Dec 1940|
|Commissioned||9 Sep 1941|
|End service||3 Jul 1945|
Fo'c's'le extention at Baltimore (Maryland, U.S.A.) completed on 27 December 1943.
Decommissioned 3 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Dunvegan (K 177)
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|1||T/Lt. James Arthur Tullis, RCNR||9 Sep 1941||5 Feb 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Joseph Eric William Hastings, RCNR||6 Feb 1943||30 Jun 1943|
|3||T/Lt. James Arthur Tullis, RCNR||1 Jul 1943||5 Jul 1944|
|4||T/Lt. James Archibald Rankin, RCNR||6 Jul 1944||11 Mar 1945|
|5||T/Lt. Robert Laird Borden Hunter, RCNVR||12 Mar 1945||3 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Dunvegan include:
12 Apr 1945
HMS Unruffled (T/Lt. A.H. MacCoy, DSC, SANF(V)) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda together with HMCS Strathroy (T/Lt. J.D. Moore, RCNVR) and HMCS Dunvegan (T/Lt. R.L.B. Hunter, RCNVR). (3)
16 Apr 1945
HMS Unruffled (T/Lt. A.H. MacCoy, DSC, SANF(V)) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda together with HMCS Dunvegan (T/Lt. R.L.B. Hunter, RCNVR) and HMCS Forrest Hill (T/Lt. F.R. Brebner, RCNVR). (3)
- File 2.12.03.6369 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 199/1830
- ADM 173/20139
- ADM 173/20177
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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