HMCS Kenora (J 281)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|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||20 Dec 1941|
|Commissioned||6 Aug 1942|
Decommissioned 6 October 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Kenora (J 281)
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|1||T/Lt. Frederick Robb Naftel, RCNVR||6 Aug 1942||14 Sep 1943|
|2||Lt. Douglas Wilson Lowe, RCNVR||15 Sep 1943||7 Feb 1945|
|3||T/Lt. Ralph Morton Meredith, RCNR||8 Feb 1945||6 Oct 1945|
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Notable events involving Kenora include:
5 Mar 1945
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Dunver (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W. Davenport, RCNR), HMCS Carlplace (T/Lt. C.E. Wright, RCNVR), HMCS Kenora (T/Lt. R.M. Meredith, RCNR) and HMCS Prescott (T/Lt. G.J. Mathewson, RCNVR). (1)
10 Mar 1945
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS St. Pierre (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.A. Tullis, RCNR) and HMCS Kenora (T/Lt. R.M. Meredith, RCNR). (1)
- ADM 173/20176
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.