HMCS Fundy (J 88)
Minesweeper of the Fundy class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Collingwood Shipyards Ltd. (Collingwood, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||23 Aug 1937|
|Laid down||24 Jan 1938|
|Launched||18 Jun 1938|
|Commissioned||1 Sep 1938|
|End service||27 Jul 1945|
Decommissioned 27 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Fundy (J 88)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Arthur Roddy Pressey, RCN||15 Dec 1938||26 Dec 1939|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Owen Conor Robertson, RCNR||27 Dec 1939||22 Feb 1940|
|3||Lt. Alfred George Stanley, RCNR||23 Feb 1940||7 Mar 1941|
|4||T/Lt. Arthur Moorhouse, RCNR||8 Mar 1941||2 Aug 1941|
|5||T/Lt. Alexander McAllister McLarnon, RCNR||3 Aug 1941||17 Aug 1941|
|6||T/Lt. Arthur Moorhouse, RCNR||18 Aug 1941||28 Oct 1941|
|7||T/Lt. John Buxton Raine, RCNR||29 Oct 1941||9 Mar 1942|
|8||T/Skr.Lt. Fred Arlington Heckman, RCNR||10 Mar 1942||27 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.