Allied Warships

HMCS Humberstone (K 497)

Corvette of the Castle class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassCastle 
PennantK 497 
Built byA & J Inglis Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) 
Ordered19 Dec 1942 
Laid down30 Aug 1943 
Launched12 Apr 1944 
Commissioned6 Sep 1944 
End service17 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned 17 November 1945.
Sold into mercantile service in 1947 being renamed Ta Wei.

 
Former nameHMS Norham Castle

Commands listed for HMCS Humberstone (K 497)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Allan Boucher, RCNVR27 Jun 1944???

2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Allan Boucher, RCNVR22 Nov 194418 Aug 1945
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. James Wake Golby, DSC, RCNVR19 Aug 194514 Oct 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


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