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Shediac (H.M.C.S.)

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Registry #1 CN K.110 Registry #2 Netherlands Registry Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1941 Shediac (H.M.C.S.) Name 5
Name 2 1954 Jooske W. Vinke Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1941 Place Lauzon Area QC Country Canada
 
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 205' x 33' x 13.5'
Builder Davie Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Lauzon PQ Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement 950
Gross Tonnage 1036 Type 1 Corvette, Flower Class (1939-40 Canadian Building Programme)
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine 2750ihp 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. Afterwards she was converted as a whaler. Call Sign
Pendant  # K.110 Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1942-1946 she was owned by the Royal Canadian Navy.
 
Fate Registry closed Date 1966-09-00
 
Named Features
Significance of Name Named after the town of Shediac, New Brunswick.
 
Anecdotes
She was launched on 29/04/1941. 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 as Bedwell Bay in Indian Arm BC. She arrived in Santander Spain in 09/1966 to be broken up by by Recuperaciones Submarines S.A.
 
References
Macpherson, Ken and Marc Milner (1993); Macpherson, Ken and John Burgess (1981); https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMCS_Shediac;
Last update
2017-05-06

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