HMCS Dawson (K 104)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Victoria Machinery Depot Co. Ltd. (Victoria. British Columbia, Canada)|
|Ordered||14 Feb 1940|
|Laid down||7 Sep 1940|
|Launched||8 Feb 1941|
|Commissioned||6 Oct 1941|
|End service||19 Jun 1945|
Fo'c's'le extention at Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada) completed on 29 January 1944.
Decommissioned 19 June 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Dawson (K 104)
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|1||T/Lt. Anthony Hubert Gleadow Storrs, RCNR||22 Sep 1941||7 Jun 1943|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Philip Ryan, RCNR||8 Jun 1943||31 Mar 1944|
|3||T/Skr.Lt. Joseph Bernard Cooper, RCNR||31 Mar 1944||31 May 1944|
|4||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Philip Ryan, RCNR||31 May 1944||19 Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving Dawson include:
6 Apr 1945
HMS Unruffled (T/Lt. A.H. MacCoy, DSC, SANF(V)) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda together with HMCS New Westminster (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.O. McKenzie, RCNR) and HMCS Dawson (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T.P. Ryan, RCNR). (1)
- ADM 173/20139
- ADM 173/20177
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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