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Matane (H.M.C.S.)

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Registry #1 CN K.444 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1943 Matane (H.M.C.S.) Name 5
Name 2 Name 6
Name 3 Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
Year Built 1943 Place Montreal Area QC Country Canada
Designer (nk) Measurement (imp) 283' x 36.5' x 9'
Builder Canadian Vickers Ltd. Measurement (metric) 86.26m x 11.13m x 2.74m
Hull Steel Displacement
Gross Tonnage 1445 Type 1 Frigate (1942/3 Programme)
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture 2-triple expansion steam engines
Repower Propulsion Twin Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # K.444 Masters
In 1943-1945 she was in service with the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1946. She went to Oyster Bay as a breakwater.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name Named for Matane QC.
She was sold to Capital Iron & Metals Ltd. of Victoria, British Columbia in 1947 for stripping and her hulk was used as part of a breakwater at Oyster Bay, British Columbia
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000); MacFarlane, John M. (1990) Capital Iron: Scrap dealers in Lotusland. In Resolution (Newletter of the Maritime Museum of British Columbia); Sooke Region Museum (1989);;
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