Allied Warships

HMCS Loch Alvie (K 428)

Frigate of the Loch class

HMCS Loch Alvie during or shortly after the war.

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 428 
Built byBarclay, Curle & Co. Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) 
Ordered2 Feb 1943 
Laid down31 Aug 1943 
Launched14 Jan 1944 
Commissioned10 Aug 1944 
End service11 Jun 1945 

During her wartime career she mostly served on convoy duty between Iceland and Murmansk, Russia.

Decommissioned 11 June 1945.
Returned to the Royal Navy in November 1945. Used for spare parts.
Scrapped in 1965.


Commands listed for HMCS Loch Alvie (K 428)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Ernest George Old, RCNR6 May 194411 Jun 1945

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Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken

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