Allied Warships

HMCS Moncton (K 139)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 139 
Built bySaint John Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada) 
Ordered24 Jan 1940 
Laid down17 Dec 1940 
Launched11 Aug 1941 
Commissioned24 Apr 1942 
End service12 Dec 1945 

Fo'c's'le extention at Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada) completed on 7 July 1944.

Decommissioned 12 December 1945.
Became the Dutch merchantile Willem Vinke in 1955.
Broken up at Santander, Spain in 1966.


Commands listed for HMCS Moncton (K 139)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. Albert Robert Ernmest Coleman, RCNR3 Mar 194211 Oct 1942
2T/Lt. Aubrey Winston Ford, RCNR12 Oct 19423 Feb 1944
3Lt.Cdr. Arthur Truman Morrell, RCNR4 Feb 19443 Apr 1944
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Roland Joel Roberts, RCNR4 Apr 194426 Jan 1945
5T/Lt. William McCombe, RCNR27 Jan 194526 Jun 1945
6T/Lt. Cecil Gault Trotter, RCNVR27 Jun 194512 Dec 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

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