HMCS Rimouski (K 121)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Davie Shipbuilding and Repairing Co. Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada)|
|Ordered||22 Jan 1940|
|Laid down||12 Jul 1940|
|Launched||3 Oct 1940|
|Commissioned||26 Apr 1941|
|End service||24 Jul 1945|
Fo'c's'le extention at Liverpool (Nova Scotia, Canada) completed on 28 August 1943.
Decommissioned on 24 June 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Rimouski (K 121)
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|1||T/Lt. John Willard Bonner, RCNR||27 Apr 1941||11 Nov 1941|
|2||A/Lt.Cdr. Angus George Boulton, RCNVR||12 Nov 1941||1 Dec 1942|
|3||T/Lt. Reginald John Pickford, RCNVR||2 Dec 1942||9 Sep 1944|
|4||T/Lt. Cyril Douglas Chivers, RCNVR||10 Sep 1944||17 Dec 1944|
|5||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Douglas Mitchell MacDonald, RCNVR||18 Dec 1944||12 Jun 1945|
|6||T/Lt. Thomas Stephenson Cook, RCNVR||13 Jun 1945||24 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Rimouski include:
15 Dec 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Rimouski (T/Lt. R.J. Pickford, RCNVR), HMCS Eyebright (T/Lt. H.L. Quinn, RCNVR), HMCS Saskatchewan (Cdr. R.C. Medley, DSO, RN) and HMCS Pictou (T/A/Lt.Cdr. G.K. Fox, RCNVR). (1)
7 Mar 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Louis (A/Lt.Cdr. R. Johnston, RNR), HMCS Waskesiu (Lt.Cdr. J.P. Fraser, RCNR), HMCS Rimouski (T/Lt. R.J. Pickford, RCNVR) and HMCS Snowberry (T/Lt. J.A. Dunn, RCNVR). (2)
- ADM 173/17777
- File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.