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Prince Rupert (H.M.C.S.)

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Registry #1 CN K.324 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1943 Prince Rupert (H.M.C.S.) Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1943 Place Esquimalt Area BC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 301.5' x 36.6' x 9'
Builder Yarrows Ltd. Measurement (metric) 86.26m x 11.13m x 2.74m
Hull Steel Displacement 1445
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Frigate (1942/3 Programme)
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine 5500ihp T/S Steam reciprocating engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Twin Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # K.324 Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1943-1945 she was owned by the Royal Canadian Navy.
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name Named for the City of Prince Rupert BC.
 
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 1948 she was scuttled as a hulk in the breakwater at Royston BC.
 
References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000); Personal Notes (John MacFarlane) 28/03/1991; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMCS_Prince_Rupert_(K324);
Last update
2012-12-18

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