Allied Warships

HMCS Baffin (T 275)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

HMCS Baffin as completed.

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeMS Trawler
PennantT 275 
Built byCollingwood Shipyards Ltd. (Collingwood, Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered8 Aug 1941 
Laid down14 Oct 1941 
Launched13 Apr 1942 
Commissioned26 Aug 1942 
End service20 Aug 1945 

Baffin was crewed by sailors from the Royal Navy. She was engaged in minesweeping duties out of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Decommissioned and returned to the Royal Navy on 20 August 1945.
In 1947 she was sold for merchantile use under the same name, becoming Niedermehnen in 1952.

Former nameHMS Baffin

Commands listed for HMCS Baffin (T 275)

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1E S Bennett, RNVRMar 194221 Aug 1942
2T/Lt. Geoffrey Holder Jones, RNVR21 Aug 1942late 1943
3T/Lt. Archibald Albert Frederick Hodge, RNVR1 Dec 1943late 1943

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