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Grou (H.M.C.S.)

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Registry #1 CN K.518 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1943 Grou (H.M.C.S.) Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1943 Place Montreal Area QC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 283' x 36.5' x 9'
Builder Canadian Vickers Ltd. Measurement (metric) 88.26m x 11.13m x 2.74m
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 1445 Type 1 Frigate (1942/3 Programme)
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine 2- 5500ihp Reciprocating vertical triple expansion Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Twin Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # K.518 Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1943-1946 she was in Royal Canadian Navy service.
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name Named for Jean Grou, a Roman Catholic martyr from Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC.
 
Anecdotes
At the end of the Second World War she was laid up in the ship boneyard at Bedwell Bay, Indian Arm BC and then at Esquimalt BC. She was sold in 1948 to Capital Iron & Metals Ltd. at Victoria, British Columbia and broken up 1948–1949.
 
References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000); https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMCS_Grou;
Last update
2017-05-06

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