Allied Warships

HMCS Fundy (J 88)

Minesweeper of the Fundy class


HMCS Fundy as completed.

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassFundy 
PennantJ 88 
Built byCollingwood Shipyards Ltd. (Collingwood, Ontario, Canada) 
Ordered23 Aug 1937 
Laid down24 Jan 1938 
Launched18 Jun 1938 
Commissioned1 Sep 1938 
End service27 Jul 1945 
History

Decommissioned 27 July 1945.
Sold in 1947 to Marine Industries Ltd., Sorel, Quebec and converted to mercantile.
Became the coaster Aigle Marin and then the Anne R.D.
Scrapped at La Malbaie, Quebec in 1987.

 

Commands listed for HMCS Fundy (J 88)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Arthur Roddy Pressey, RCN15 Dec 193826 Dec 1939
2Lt.Cdr. Owen Conor Robertson, RCNR27 Dec 193922 Feb 1940
3Lt. Alfred George Stanley, RCNR23 Feb 19407 Mar 1941
4T/Lt. Arthur Moorhouse, RCNR8 Mar 19412 Aug 1941
5T/Lt. Alexander McAllister McLarnon, RCNR3 Aug 194117 Aug 1941
6T/Lt. Arthur Moorhouse, RCNR18 Aug 194128 Oct 1941
7T/Lt. John Buxton Raine, RCNR29 Oct 19419 Mar 1942
8T/Skr.Lt. Fred Arlington Heckman, RCNR10 Mar 194227 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving Fundy include:


14 Jan 1945
HMCS Comox and HMCS Fundy together pick up 66 survivors from the American merchant Martin Van Buren that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-1232 east of Halifax in position 44°28'N, 63°28'W.


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