Allied Warships

HMCS Cobourg (K 333)

Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower (rev.) 
PennantK 333 
Built byMidland Shipyards Ltd. (Midland. Ontario, Canada) 
OrderedApr 1942 
Laid down25 Nov 1942 
Launched14 Jul 1943 
Commissioned11 May 1944 
End service15 Jun 1945 
History

Decommissioned 15 June 1945.
Sold in merchantile service in 1947 and renamed Camco.
Became the Panamanian Puerto del Sol in 1956.
Puerto del Sol was burned and sunk in 1971.  

Commands listed for HMCS Cobourg (K 333)

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1T/Lt. Gordon Harold Johnson, RCNVR20 Mar 194415 Jun 1945

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Notable events involving Cobourg include:


18 Nov 1944
HMS Virulent (Lt. S.J. Fovargue, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with HMCS Cobourg (T/Lt. G.H. Johnson, RCNVR) and HMCS Peterborough (T/Lt. J.B. Raine, RCNR). (1)

Media links


Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19411

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


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