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Moncton (H.M.C.S.) (I)

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Registry #1 CN K.139 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1941 Moncton (H.M.C.S.) (I) Name 5
Name 2 1955 Willem Vinke Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1941 Place Saint John Area NB Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 205' x 33' x 13.5'
Builder Saint John Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Saint John NB Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement 950
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Corvette, Flower-class (1939-40 Canadian Building Programme)
Registered Tonnage Type 2 Whaling Ship
Engine 2750ihp Steam reciprocating engine with a 4-cylinder Triple expansion engine with 2 Scotch marine boilers. Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds She was modernized and her forecastle was extended at Vancouver BC in 1944. She was converted and renamed as a Dutch whaler in 1955. Call Sign
Pendant  # K.139 Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1941-1945 she was in service with the Royal Canadian Navy.
 
Fate Registry closed Date 1966-00-00
 
Named Features
Significance of Name Named for Moncton NB.
 
Anecdotes
She was launched on 11/08/1941. She carried 230 tons of fuel and could reach 16 knots. Her endurance was 3450nm at 12 knots. She carried a complement of 7 officers and 85-90 other ranks. At the end of the Second World War she was laid up in the ship boneyard at Bedwell Bay in Indian Arm BC. She was scrapped September in 1966 at Santander, Cantabria, Spain by Recuparciones Submarinas S.A.
 
References
Macpherson, Ken and Marc Milner (1993); Macpherson, Ken and John Burgess (1981); Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000); https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMCS_Moncton_(K139);
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2016-08-03

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