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Kelowna (H.M.C.S.)

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Registry #1 CN J.261 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1942 Kelowna (H.M.C.S.) Name 5
Name 2 1946 Condor (III) Name 6
Name 3 1950 Hung Hsin Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1942 Place Prince Rupert Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 180' x 24' x 10'
Builder Prince Rupert Dry Dock & Shipyards Co. Measurement (metric)
Hull Displacement
Gross Tonnage 672 Type 1 Minesweeper, (Bangor-class)
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine 2400ihp engine (16kts) Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # J.261 Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1942-1945 she was in Royal Canadian Navy service. In 1950 she was owned by a Chinese owner in Shanghai China.
 
Fate Registry closed Date 1950-00-00
 
Named Features
Significance of Name Named for the City of Kelowna.
 
Anecdotes
At the end of the Second World War she was laid up in the ship boneyard at Bedwell Bay in Indian Arm BC. In about 1950 she was broken up.
 
References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000);
Last update
2017-05-07

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