Allied Warships

HMCS Galt (K 163)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 163 
Built byCollingwood Shipyards Ltd. (Collingwood, Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered1 Feb 1940 
Laid down27 May 1940 
Launched28 Dec 1940 
Commissioned15 May 1941 
End service21 Jun 1945 

Fo'c's'le extention at the New York Navy Yard (New York, New York, U.S.A.) completed on 8 May 1944.

Decommissioned 21 june 1945.
Sold on 5 October 1945.
Broken up at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1946.


Commands listed for HMCS Galt (K 163)

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1T/Lt. Alexander Donald Landles, RCNR15 May 194110 Mar 1943
2T/Lt. Archibald Miller Kirkpatrick, RCNVR10 Mar 194330 Mar 1944
3T/Lt. Edward Penniston Taylor, RCNVR31 Mar 194424 Apr 1945
4T/Lt. James Garfield Lorriman, RCNVR25 Apr 194519 Jun 1945
5T/Lt. Edward Penniston Taylor, RCNVR20 Jun 194521 Jun 1945

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Notable events involving Galt include:

11 Mar 1942
HMCS Galt (T/Lt. A.D. Landles, RCNR) completed a refit at Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada.

4 Jan 1943
HMCS Galt (T/Lt. A.D. Landles, RCNR) commenced a refit at Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada).

Media links

Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

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