HMCS Rockcliffe (J 355)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co. (Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||12 Dec 1941|
|Laid down||23 Dec 1942|
|Launched||19 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||30 Sep 1944|
Decommissioned 28 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Rockcliffe (J 355)
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|1||T/Lt. John Edisforth Heward, RCNR||8 Aug 1944||28 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Rockcliffe include:
3 Dec 1944
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Sea Cliff (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Harrington, RCNVR), HMCS Cap de la Madeleine (T/Lt.Cdr. R.A. Judges, RCNVR), HMCS Rockcliffe (T/Lt. J.E. Heward, RCNR) and HMCS Kirkland Lake (T/Lt. J.A. Tullis, RCNR). (1)
- ADM 173/19287
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.