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Cape Breton (H.M.C.S.) (I)

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Registry #1 CN K.350 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1942 Cape Breton (H.M.C.S.) (I) Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1942 Place Quebec Area QC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 301.25' x 36.5' x 9.0'
Builder Morton Engineering & Dry Dock Co. Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Frigate (1942/3 Programme)
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine 5,500 ihp vertical Triple reciprocating Steam engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Twin Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # K.350 Masters LCDR A.M. McLarnon RCNR (1943-1944); A/LCDR J.C.L. Annesley RCN (1944-1945);
In 1943 she commissioned at Quebec City into the Royal Canadian Navy. She was transferred to Halifax In November for workups. In 1944 she was employed in Atlantic convoy service based in Londonderry. In 1944 she sailed to North Russia.She was present for the D-Day operations. She returned to Canada late in 1944 and arrived at Shelburne NS for a major refit. In 1945 she was sent to Bermuda for workups and then on to Atlantic convoys again. She was transferred to Vancouver for "tropicalization" but this was cancelled before work began and she was put in reserve in Esquimalt. The ship was apid off in January 1946. In 1947 she was sold. In 1948 she was hulked at Kelsey Bay BC.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000)
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