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Runnymede (H.M.C.S.)

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Registry #1 CN K.678 Registry #2 Registry #3
Name 1 1943 Runnymede (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, (River-class)
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine Reciprocating vertical triple expansion Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds Call Sign
Pendant  # K.678 Masters
In 1944-1946 she was in Royal Canadian Navy service.
Fate Registry closed Date
Named Features
Significance of Name Named for York ON.
After the Second World War she was placed in the ship boneyard at Bedwell Bay BC. After the war she was sold to Capital Iron & Metals Ltd. of Victoria, British Columbia for scrapping in 1947. Her hull was stripped and it was expended as a breakwater in Kelsey Bay, British Columbia.
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Freeman, David J. (2000);;
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