Allied Warships

HMCS Mulgrave (J 313)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantJ 313 
ModVTE reciprocating engined 
Built byPort Arthur Shipbuilding Co. (Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada) 
Laid down15 Dec 1941 
Launched2 May 1942 
Commissioned4 Nov 1942 
End service6 Jul 1945 

HMCS Mulgrave (T/Lt. Ralph Morton Meredith, RCNR) was mined in the English Channel off Le Havre, France on 8 October 1944 and heavily damaged, not repaired.
Decommissioned on 6 July 1945.
Scrapped in May 1947.


Commands listed for HMCS Mulgrave (J 313)

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1T/Lt. Dermot Thomas English, RCNR4 Nov 194211 Oct 1943
2T/Lt. Ralph Morton Meredith, RCNR11 Oct 19438 Oct 1944

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Notable events involving Mulgrave include:

29 Feb 1944
While en route from Halifax, Canada to Plymouth, UK via the Azores, HMCS Mulgrave (T/Lt. R.M. Meredith, RCNR) was grounded at the Azores while entering Horta harbour. After being towed to Ardrossan, Scotland for repairs Mulgrave finally arrived at Plymouth on 24 April.

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