Allied Warships

HMCS Loch Morlich (K 517)

Frigate of the Loch class

HMCS Loch Morlich as completed.

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 517 
Built bySwan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.) 
Ordered13 Feb 1943 
Laid down15 Jul 1943 
Launched25 Jan 1944 
Commissioned17 Jul 1944 
End service20 Jun 1945 

Decommissioned 20 June 1945.
Returned to the Royal Navy and transferred to the Royal New Zealand Navy on 1 April 1949 and renamed Tutira.
Sold to be broken up for scrap in 1961.
Scrapped in 1966.


Commands listed for HMCS Loch Morlich (K 517)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Leslie Lewendon Foxall, RCNR6 Mar 194418 Dec 1944
2T/Lt. George Frederick Crosby, RCNVR19 Dec 194425 May 1945
3T/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Gilmour, RCNR26 May 194520 Jun 1945

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Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken

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