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Outarde (H.M.C.S.)

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Registry #1 CN J.161 Registry #2 Canada Registry #3 Chinese Registry
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1941 Outarde (H.M.C.S.) Name 5
Name 2 1946 Ping Hsin Name 6
Name 3 1950 Content (I) 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 North Vancouver Ship Repairs 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.161 Masters
 
Owner(s)
She was acquired by the Royal Canadian Navy in service 1941-1945. In 1946 she was owned by Chung Yuan SN Co. In 1950 she was owned by Transcontinental Corporation.
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
In 1942 she escorted four American troop transports carrying 5,000 Canadian troops from Esquimalt for the invasion of Kiska. At the end of the Second World War she was laid up in the shp boneyard at Bedwell Bay in Indian Arm BC. In 1951 she was broken up at Hong Kong.
 
References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000); https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMCS_Outarde;
Last update
2012-12-09

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