Allied Warships

HMCS Copper Cliff (K 495)

Corvette of the Castle class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassCastle 
PennantK 495 
Built byBlyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd. (Blyth, U.K.) 
Ordered23 Jan 1943 
Laid down29 Jun 1943 
Launched24 Feb 1944 
Commissioned25 Jul 1944 
End service21 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned 14 November 1945.
Sold into mercantile service in 1947 being renamed Ta Lung.

 
Former nameHMS Hever Castle

Commands listed for HMCS Copper Cliff (K 495)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Frank Goddard Hutchings, RCNR24 Jul 19443 Dec 1944
2T/Lt. Frederick Wilson Bogardus, RCNVR4 Dec 194411 Jan 1945
3T/Lt.Cdr. Frank Goddard Hutchings, RCNR12 Jan 194525 Jul 1945
4T/Lt.Cdr. William Evans, RCNVR26 Jul 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


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