Allied Warships

HMCS Chebogue (K 317)

Frigate of the River class


HMCS Chebogue as completed.

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 317 
Built byYarrows Ltd. (Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada) 
OrderedJun 1942 
Laid down19 Mar 1943 
Launched17 Aug 1943 
Commissioned22 Feb 1944 
End service25 Sep 1945 
History

At 22.49 hours on 4 October 1944, HMCS Chebogue (T/A/Lt.Cdr. Maurice Faulkman Oliver, RCNR) was hit by a Gnat from U-1227 , while escorting the convoy ONS-33. The badly damaged frigate was towed to Port Talbot but was not repaired.

Decommissioned 25 September 1945.

 

Hit by U-boat
A total loss on 4 Oct 1944 by U-1227 (Altmeier).

U-boat AttackSee our U-boat attack entry for the HMCS Chebogue

Commands listed for HMCS Chebogue (K 317)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Thomas MacDuff, RCNR15 Jan 194423 Jul 1944
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Maurice Faulkman Oliver, RCNR24 Jul 194421 Jan 1945
3T/Lt. Douglas Francis McElgunn, RCNVR22 Jan 194525 Sep 1945

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Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken


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