Allied Warships

HMCS Inch Arran (K 667)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 667 
Built byDavie Shipbuilding and Repairing Co. Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada) 
Ordered1 Feb 1943 
Laid down25 Oct 1943 
Launched6 Jun 1944 
Commissioned18 Nov 1944 
End service23 Jun 1965 

Decommissioned on 28 November 1945.
Recommissioned as a Prestonian class frigate with penant number 308 on 23 August 1954.
Decommissioned on 23 June 1965.


Commands listed for HMCS Inch Arran (K 667)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Joseph Eric William Hastings, RCNR12 Oct 194415 Mar 1945
2T/Lt.Cdr. Frederick Allen Beck, RCNVR16 Mar 194523 Mar 1945
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Joseph Eric William Hastings, RCNR24 Mar 194524 Jun 1945
4T/Lt. Thomas Smith Dobson, RCNVR25 Jun 19457 Aug 1945
5T/Lt.Cdr. Leslie Perman Denny, DSC, RCNR8 Aug 194528 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Inch Arran include:

29 Jan 1945
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Inch Arran (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.E.W. Hastings, RCNR). (1)

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Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken


  1. ADM 173/20174

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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