Allied Warships

HMCS Kelowna (J 261)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassBangor 
PennantJ 261 
ModVTE reciprocating engined 
Built byPrince Rupert Dry Dock and Shipyards Co. (Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada) 
Ordered 
Laid down27 Dec 1940 
Launched28 May 1941 
Commissioned5 Feb 1942 
End service22 Oct 1945 
History

Decommissioned 22 October 1945.
Sold into merchantile service in 1946 as Condor.
Resold and became Hung Shin in 1950.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Kelowna (J 261)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Wilfred Davenport, RCNR5 Feb 194211 Jan 1944
2T/Skr.Lt. Eric William Suffield, RCNR12 Jan 194422 Oct 1945

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