HMCS Westmount (J 318)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Mod||VTE reciprocating engined|
|Built by||Davie Shipbuilding and Repairing Co. Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada)|
|Laid down||28 Oct 1941|
|Launched||14 Mar 1942|
|Commissioned||15 Sep 1942|
Decommissioned 13 October 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Westmount (J 318)
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|1||T/Lt. Frank Goddard Hutchings, RCNR||7 Aug 1942||18 Mar 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Frank Goddard Hutchings, RCNR||23 Mar 1943||7 Dec 1943|
|3||T/Lt. Robert Laird Borden Hunter, RCNVR||17 Mar 1944||25 Mar 1945|
|4||T/Lt. Robert Paul Jackson, RCNVR||26 Mar 1945||5 Sep 1945|
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Notable events involving Westmount include:
3 Feb 1943
HMCS Westmount (A/Lt.Cdr. F.G. Hutchings, RCNVR) ended a refit.
- ADM 173/20177
- ADM 173/20140
- ADM 173/20178
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.