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Levis (H.M.C.S.) (II)

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Registry #1 (nk) Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1943 LĂ©vis (H.M.C.S.) (II) Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1943 Place Lauzon Area QC Country Canada
 
Designer William Reed Measurement (imp) 283' x 36.5' x 9'
Builder Geo. T. Davie & Sons Ltd. Measurement (metric) 86.26m x 11.13m x 2.74m
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Frigate, (River-class)
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # K.400 Masters
 
Owner(s)
In 1944-1945 she was in service with the Royal Canadian Navy. In 1947 she was sold to Capital Iron & Metals Ltd., Victoria BC.
 
Fate Registry closed Date
 
Named Features
Significance of Name Named for Levis QC.
 
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 was stripped. At the end of her life she was made part of the breakwater at Oyster Bay BC (Vancouver Island).
 
References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000); https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMCS_Levis_(K400);
Last update
2017-05-07

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