HMCS Nanaimo (K 101)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Yarrows Ltd. (Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada)|
|Ordered||14 Feb 1940|
|Laid down||27 Apr 1940|
|Launched||28 Oct 1940|
|Commissioned||26 Apr 1941|
|End service||28 Sep 1945|
HMCS Nanaimo never had her fo'c's'le extended.
Decommissioned 28 September 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Nanaimo (K 101)
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|1||H. C. C. Daubney, RCNR||26 Apr 1941||7 Oct 1941|
|2||T/Lt. Thomas James Bellas, RCNR||7 Oct 1941||20 Aug 1942|
|3||T/Lt. Ernest Usher Jones, RCNVR||21 Aug 1942||10 Oct 1943|
|4||T/Lt. Joseph Eric William Hastings, RCNR||11 Oct 1943||9 Oct 1944|
|5||T/Lt. Reginald Curren Eaton, RCNVR||10 Oct 1944||2 Mar 1945|
|6||T/Lt.Cdr. Walter Redford, RCNR||23 Mar 1945||28 Sep 1945|
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Notable events involving Nanaimo include:
10 Jun 1942
HMCS Nanaimo (T/Lt. T.J. Bellas, RCNR) picks up 86 survivors from the British merchant Port Nicholson that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-87 northeast of Cape Cod in position 42°11'N, 69°25'W.
21 Feb 1945
HMCS Nanaimo (T/Lt. R.C. Eaton, RCNVR) ended a refit at Esquimalt.
- ADM 173/17838
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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