Allied Warships

HMCS Quesnel (K 133)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 133 
Built byVictoria Machinery Depot Co. Ltd. (Victoria. British Columbia, Canada) 
Ordered14 Feb 1940 
Laid down9 May 1940 
Launched12 Nov 1940 
Commissioned23 May 1941 
End service3 Jul 1945 

Named after the town of Quesnel, British Columbia.

Fo'c's'le extention at Pictou (Nova Scotia, Canada) completed on 23 December 1943.

Decommissioned on 3 July 1945.
Sold on 5 October 1945.
Broken up at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1946.


Commands listed for HMCS Quesnel (K 133)

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1T/Lt. John Alexander Gow, RCNR22 Apr 19414 Mar 1942
2T/Lt. Albert Elliott Gough, RCNR5 Mar 19423 Apr 1942
3T/Lt. John Alexander Gow, RCNR4 Apr 194216 Nov 1942
4T/Lt. Murdo Smith, RCN17 Nov 194210 Apr 1943
5T/Lt. John MacKay Laing, RCNR14 Apr 19433 Jul 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

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