HMCS Kamsack (K 171)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co. (Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||1 Feb 1940|
|Laid down||20 Nov 1940|
|Launched||5 May 1941|
|Commissioned||4 Oct 1941|
|End service||22 Jul 1945|
Fo'c's'le extention at Baltimore (Maryland, U.S.A.) completed on 14 March 1944.
Decommissioned 22 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Kamsack (K 171)
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|1||T/Lt. Egbert Randell, RCNR||21 Sep 1941||17 May 1943|
|2||Lt.Cdr. William Charles Halliday, RCNR||18 May 1943||8 Feb 1944|
|3||T/Lt. John Foggo Carmichael, RCNR||9 Feb 1944||10 May 1945|
|4||T/Lt. Ross Franklin Wilson, RCNVR||11 May 1945||27 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Kamsack include:
18 Jan 1943
HMCS Kamsack (T/Lt. E. Randell, RCNR) completed a refit at Halifax.
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