HMCS Grandmere (J 258)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Mod||VTE reciprocating engined|
|Built by||Canadian Vickers Ltd. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)|
|Laid down||2 Jun 1941|
|Launched||21 Aug 1941|
|Commissioned||11 Dec 1941|
|End service||23 Oct 1945|
Decommissioned 23 October 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Grandmere (J 258)
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|1||T/Lt. James Cuthbert, RCNR||26 Nov 1941||20 Apr 1944|
|2||T/Lt. Nelson Walter Winters, RCNVR||21 Apr 1944||23 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Grandmere include:
14 Oct 1942
HMCS Grandmere (T/Lt. J. Cuthbert, RCNR) picks up 101 survivors from the British railway ferry Caribou that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-69 in the Cabot Strait in position 47°19'N, 59°29'W.
- ADM 173/20175
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.