Allied Warships

HMCS La Malbaie (K 273)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 273 
Built byMarine Industries Ltd. (Sorel, Quebec, Canada) 
Ordered20 Feb 1941 
Laid down22 Mar 1941 
Launched25 Oct 1941 
Commissioned28 Apr 1942 
End service28 Jun 1945 

Decommissioned 28 June 1945.
Sold on 17 October 1945.

Former nameHMCS Fort William, K 236

Commands listed for HMCS La Malbaie (K 273)

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1T/Lt. Ian Walker McTavish, RCNR31 Mar 194211 Feb 1943
2T/Lt. James Sinclair Davis, RCNVR12 Feb 19437 Jun 1944
3T/Lt. Ernest Frederick Piper, RCNVR8 Jun 194421 Feb 1945
4T/Lt. Timothy Hibbard Dunn, RCNVR22 Feb 194528 Jun 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

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