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Bellechasse (H.M.C.S.) (II)

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Registry #1 CN J.170 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1941 Bellechasse (H.M.C.S.) (II) Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1941 Place North Vancouver Area BC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 180' x 28.5' x 8.25'
Builder Burrard Drydock Co. Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Minesweeper, (Bangor-class)
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # J.170 Masters
In 1941-1946 she was commissioned in the Royal Canadian Navy. In 1946 she was sold to the Union Steamship Co.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
Wikepedia states that "She was on the West Coast of Canada. Assigned to the patrol units Esquimalt Force (operating out of Esquimalt, British Columbia) or Prince Rupert Force (operating out of Prince Rupert, British Columbia), the main duty of Bangor-class minesweepers after commissioning on the West Coast was to perform the Western Patrol. This consisted of patrolling the west coast of Vancouver Island, inspecting inlets and sounds and past the Scott Islands to Gordon Channel at the entrance to the Queen Charlotte Strait and back." She was broken up.
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