HMCS Beacon Hill (K 407)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Yarrows Ltd. (Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada)|
|Laid down||16 Jul 1943|
|Launched||6 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||16 May 1944|
|End service||15 Sep 1967|
Decommissioned 2 June 1946.
Commands listed for HMCS Beacon Hill (K 407)
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|1||T/Lt.Cdr. Edward Theodore Simmons, DSO, RCNVR||16 Apr 1944||5 Mar 1945|
|2||Cdr. Robert Marriott Aubrey, DSC, RN||5 Mar 1945||Aug 1945|
|3||T/Lt.Cdr. Edward Theodore Simmons, DSO, RCNVR||Aug 1945||12 Aug 1945|
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Notable events involving Beacon Hill include:
24 Aug 1944
HMS L 27 (Lt. J.N. Elliott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Beacon Hill (T/Lt.Cdr. E.T. Simmons, DSO, RCNVR), HMCS Digby (T/Lt. E.O. Ormsby, RCNVR), HMCS Trillium (T/Lt. K.E. Meredith, RCNVR) and HMCS Riviere du Loup (T/Lt. R.N. Smillie, RCNVR). (1)
- ADM 199/1830
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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