Allied Warships

HMCS Chedabucto (J 168)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantJ 168 
ModVTE reciprocating engined 
Built byBurrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) 
Ordered23 Feb 1940 
Laid down24 Jan 1941 
Launched14 Apr 1941 
Commissioned27 Sep 1941 
Lost31 Oct 1943 
Loss position48° 14'N, 69° 16'W

Lost in a collision with the cable vessel Lord Kelvin on the St. Lawrence River, Canada in position 48º14'N, 69º16'W. One officer was lost with the ship.


Commands listed for HMCS Chedabucto (J 168)

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1T/Lt. John Herbert Bowen Davies, RCNR27 Sep 194131 Oct 1943

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