HMCS Midland (K 220)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Midland Shipyards Ltd. (Midland. Ontario, Canada)|
|Laid down||24 Feb 1941|
|Launched||25 Jun 1941|
|Commissioned||17 Nov 1941|
|End service||15 Jul 1945|
Fo'c's'le extention at Galveston (Texas, U.S.A.) completed on 25 May 1944.
Decommissioned 15 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Midland (K 220)
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|1||T/Lt. Allan Brown Taylor, RCNR||17 Nov 1941||31 Oct 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Wilfred Orvin Oakley Barbour, RCNR||1 Nov 1943||15 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Midland include:
15 Mar 1944
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Vidette (Lt.Cdr. R. Hart, DSC, RN or Lt. P.J. Stoner, RN), HMS Goodall (Lt.Cdr. J.V. Fulton, RNVR), HMCS Midland (T/Lt. W.O.O. Barbour, RCNR) and HMS Swale (Lt.Cdr. J. Jackson, DSC, RNR). (1)
- File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 199/1830
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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