Allied Warships

HMCS Huntsville (K 499)

Corvette of the Castle class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 499 
Built byAilsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Troon, Scotland) 
Ordered23 Jan 1943 
Laid down1 Jun 1943 
Launched24 Feb 1944 
Commissioned6 Jun 1944 
End service15 Feb 1946 

Decommissioned 15 February 1946.
Sold into mercantile service in 1947 being renamed Wellington Kent.

Former nameHMS Woolvesey Castle

Commands listed for HMCS Huntsville (K 499)

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1T/Lt. Charles Bismarck Hermann, RCNVR10 Apr 194420 Jul 1945
2T/Lt. Christopher French Usher, RCNVR21 Jul 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

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