Allied Warships

HMCS Kincardine (K 490)

Corvette of the Castle class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassCastle 
PennantK 490 
Built bySmith's Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered19 Jan 1943 
Laid down25 Aug 1943 
Launched26 Jan 1944 
Commissioned19 Jun 1944 
End service27 Feb 1946 
History

Decommissioned 27 February 1946.
Sold into mercantile service in 1947 being renamed Saada.  

Former nameHMS Tamworth Castle

Commands listed for HMCS Kincardine (K 490)

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1T/Lt. Robert Patrick Brown, RCNVR9 Mar 19443 Oct 1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


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