Allied Warships

HMCS Trentonian (K 368)

Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class

HMCS Trentonian during the war.

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
ClassFlower (rev.) 
PennantK 368 
Built byKingston Shipbuilding Co. (Kingston, Ontario, Canada) 
OrderedApr 1942 
Laid down19 Feb 1943 
Launched1 Sep 1943 
Commissioned1 Dec 1943 
Lost22 Feb 1945 
Loss position50° 06'N, 4° 50'W

HMCS Trentonian (T/Lt. Colin Stinson Glassco, RCNVR) was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-1004 near Falmouth, England in position 50º06'N, 04º50'W. Six of her ship's company were lost.


Hit by U-boat
Sunk on 22 Feb 1945 by U-1004 (Hinz).

U-boat AttackSee our U-boat attack entry for the HMCS Trentonian

Commands listed for HMCS Trentonian (K 368)

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1T/Lt. William Edward Harrison, RCNVR11 Nov 194330 Jan 1945
2T/Lt. Colin Stinson Glassco, RCNVR31 Jan 194522 Feb 1945

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Notable events involving Trentonian include:

5 Apr 1944
HMS Sea Nymph (Lt. N.L.A. Jewell, M.B.E., RN) arrived at Argentia. She was escorted in by HMS Trentonian (T/Lt. W.E. Harrison, RCNVR). (1)

Media links

U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


  1. ADM 199/1840

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

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