Allied Warships

HMCS Caraquet (J 38)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantJ 38 
ModVTE reciprocating engined 
Built byNorth Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) 
Ordered28 Nov 1940 
Laid down31 Jan 1941 
Launched2 Jun 1941 
Commissioned2 Apr 1942 
End service26 Sep 1945 

Decommissioned 26 September 1945.
Sold to Portugal in 1946 and renamed Almirante Lacerda, served untill 1975.

Former nameHMS Caraquet

Commands listed for HMCS Caraquet (J 38)

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1Lt. Aubrey Alvin Randle Dykes, RCNR31 Mar 19423 Nov 1943
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. Anthony Hubert Gleadow Storrs, RCNR4 Nov 194318 Sep 1944

3T/Lt. Gordon Wallace Leckie, RCNVR13 Nov 194426 Sep 1945

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