Allied Warships

HMCS Merrittonia (K 688)

Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower (rev.) 
PennantK 688 
Built byMorton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada) 
OrderedJun 1942 
Laid down23 Nov 1943 
Launched24 Jun 1944 
Commissioned10 Nov 1944 
End service11 Jul 1945 
History

Decommissioned 11 July 1945.

 
Former nameHMCS Pointe Claire

Commands listed for HMCS Merrittonia (K 688)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Frank Kinnear Ellis, RCNVR11 Sep 19445 Apr 1945
2Lt.Cdr. John Fitzwilliam Stairs, RCNVR6 Apr 194525 Apr 1945

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Notable events involving Merrittonia include:


10 Jan 1945
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Victoriaville (A/Lt.Cdr. L.A. Hickey, RCNR) and HMCS Merrittonia (T/Lt. F.K. Ellis, RCNVR). (1)

12 Jan 1945
HMS Upright (Lt. J.A.L. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda with HMCS Victoriaville (A/Lt.Cdr. L.A. Hickey, RCNR) and HMCS Merrittonia (T/Lt. F.K. Ellis, RCNVR). (1)

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

Sources

  1. ADM 173/20174

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


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