Allied Warships

HMCS Tillsonburg (K 496)

Corvette of the Castle class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassCastle 
PennantK 496 
Built byFerguson Bros. Ltd. (Port Glasgow, Scotland) 
Ordered19 Dec 1942 
Laid down3 Jun 1943 
Launched12 Feb 1944 
Commissioned29 Jun 1944 
End service15 Feb 1946 
History

Decommissioned 15 February 1946.
Sold into mercantile service in 1947 being renamed Ta Ting.

 
Former nameHMS Penbroke Castle

Commands listed for HMCS Tillsonburg (K 496)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt.Cdr. William Evans, RCNVR10 Apr 1944

2T/Lt. Arthur Dudley Ritchie, RCNVR17 Jan 19459 Apr 1945
3T/Lt.Cdr. William Evans, RCNVR1945

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


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