HMCS Port Colborne (K 326)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Yarrows Ltd. (Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada)|
|Laid down||16 Dec 1942|
|Launched||21 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||5 Dec 1943|
|End service||7 Nov 1945|
Taken over from the builder on 15 November 1943.
Decommissioned 7 November 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Port Colborne (K 326)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Colin James Angus, RCNR||15 Nov 1943||2 Apr 1945|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Maurice Faulkner Oliver, RCNR||3 Apr 1945||7 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Port Colborne include:
25 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off St. Margarets Bay with HMCS Atholl (T/Lt. W.D.H. Gardiner, RCNVR) and HMCS Port Colborne (T/Lt.Cdr. C.J. Angus, RCNR). (1)
19 May 1944
HMS United (Lt. N.R. Wood, RN) arrived at Lough Foyle.
Later the same day A/S exercises were carried out together with HMCS Port Colborne (T/Lt.Cdr. C.J. Angus, RCNR), HMCS Saint John (A/Lt.Cdr. W.R. Stacey, RCNR) and another vessel of the Royal Canadian Navy. (2)
- ADM 199/1830
- ADM 173/19219
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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