Allied Warships

HMCS Canso (J 21)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassBangor 
PennantJ 21 
ModVTE reciprocating engined 
Built byNorth Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) 
Ordered28 Nov 1940 
Laid down30 Dec 1940 
Launched9 Jun 1941 
Commissioned6 Mar 1942 
End service24 Sep 1945 
History

Decommissioned 24 September 1945.
Sold in January 1948.

 
Former nameHMS Canso

Commands listed for HMCS Canso (J 21)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Hugh Sinclair MacFarlane, RCNR26 Feb 19423 Feb 1943
2T/Lt. John Kincaid, RCNR4 Feb 19434 Oct 1944
3T/Lt. James Marshall Gracey, RCNVR5 Oct 194424 Sep 1945

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