Allied Warships

HMCS Miscou (T 277)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeMS Trawler
PennantT 277 
Built byCollingwood Shipyards Ltd. (Collingwood, Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered8 Aug 1941 
Laid down1 Dec 1941 
Launched1 Jun 1942 
Commissioned17 Oct 1942 
End service17 Jun 1945 
HistoryDecommissioned 17 June 1945.


Commands listed for HMCS Miscou (T 277)

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1Lt. Charles Ranson Clark, RNR1 Sep 1942early 1944
2V R Smith, RNVRearly 1944Dec 1944
3T/Lt. Joseph Edward France Lionnet, RNRDec 1944

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Notable events involving Miscou include:

19 Oct 1943
HMCS Miscou picks up 42 survivors from the American merchant Delisle that was sunk 15 miles off St. John's, Canada in position 47°19'N, 52°27'W after hitting a mine laid on 9 October 1943 by German U-boat U-220.

29 Jun 1944
HMS L 27 (Lt. J.N. Elliott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HM(C)S Miscou and HMCS Ettrick (T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.M. More, RCNR). (1)


  1. ADM 199/1830

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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