HMCS Fort William (J 311)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
Photo with thanks to Todd Woytiuk
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Mod||VTE reciprocating engined|
|Built by||Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co. (Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada)|
|Laid down||18 Aug 1941|
|Launched||30 Dec 1941|
|Commissioned||25 Aug 1942|
|End service||23 Oct 1945|
Decommissioned on 23 October 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Fort William (J 311)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||T/Lt. Hugh Campbell, RCNR||25 Apr 1942||18 May 1945|
|2||T/Lt. George Kelly, DSC, RCNR||19 May 1945||23 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Fort William include:
11 Jan 1943
HMCS Fort William (T/Lt. H. Campbell, RCNR) was damaged in a collision with the merchant Lisgar in Halifax harbour. She was under repair for about a month.