Allied Warships

HMCS Brantford (K 218)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 218 
Built byMidland Shipyards Ltd. (Midland. Ontario, Canada) 
Laid down24 Feb 1941 
Launched6 Sep 1941 
Commissioned15 May 1942 
End service17 Aug 1945 

HMCS Brantford never had her fo'c's'le extended.

Decommissioned 17 August 1945.
Became the merchantile Olympic Arrow in 1950, Otori Maru No in 1956, Kyo Maru No. 21 in 1961.
Last noted in Lloyd's Register for 1972 / 1973.


Commands listed for HMCS Brantford (K 218)

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1T/Lt. William David Falconer Johnston, RCNR15 May 194226 Apr 1943
2T/Lt. John Alfred Robert Allan, DSC, RCNVR27 Apr 194317 Aug 1943
3T/Lt. Reginald Curren Eaton, RCNVR18 Aug 194329 Sep 1944
4T/Lt. James Patrick Kieran, RCNR29 Sep 194417 Aug 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

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