Allied Warships

HMCS Royal Mount (K 677)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 677 
Built byCanadian Vickers Ltd. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) 
Ordered1 Feb 1943 
Laid down7 Jan 1944 
Launched15 Apr 1944 
Commissioned25 Aug 1944 
End service17 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 17 November 1945.


Commands listed for HMCS Royal Mount (K 677)

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1T/Lt.Cdr. James Sinclair Davis, RCNVR25 Aug 194410 May 1945
2T/Lt. John Hugh Dunne, RCNVR11 May 19458 Aug 1945
3T/Lt.Cdr. James Sinclair Davis, RCNVR9 Aug 194517 Nov 1945

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Notable events involving Royal Mount include:

18 Dec 1944
HMS Vengeful (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with HMS Louis (A/Lt.Cdr. R. Johnston, RNR), HMS Inglis (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.P. Cobbold, RNVR), HMCS Hallowell (T/A/Lt.Cdr. Richard Heany Angus, RCNVR), HMCS Royal Mount (T/Lt.Cdr. J.S. Davis, RCNVR) and HMCS Chambly (T/Lt. S.D. Taylor, RCNR). (1)

16 Jan 1945
Around 1430A/16, HrMs Tjerk Hiddes (Lt.Cdr. N.W. Sluijter, RNethN) departed Falmouth escorting the transports Eros (British, 5888 GRT, built 1936) and Indochinois (British, 6966 GRT, built 1939).

Later the frigate HMCS Royal Mount (T/Lt.Cdr. J.S. Davis, RCNVR) and the corvettes HMCS Arnprior (T/Lt. S.D. Thom, DSC, RCNVR) and HMS Fennel (Lt.Cdr. K.L. Johnson, RCNVR) also joined.

The transports arrived at Liverpool on 18 January 1945.

HrMs Tjerk Hiddes continued on to the Clyde arriving there around 1130A/18.

The Canadian ships arrived at Londonderry on the 18th. (2)

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Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken


  1. ADM 173/19365
  2. File (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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

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