HMCS Galt (K 163)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Collingwood Shipyards Ltd. (Collingwood, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||1 Feb 1940|
|Laid down||27 May 1940|
|Launched||28 Dec 1940|
|Commissioned||15 May 1941|
|End service||21 Jun 1945|
Fo'c's'le extention at the New York Navy Yard (New York, New York, U.S.A.) completed on 8 May 1944.
Decommissioned 21 june 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Galt (K 163)
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|1||T/Lt. Alexander Donald Landles, RCNR||15 May 1941||10 Mar 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Archibald Miller Kirkpatrick, RCNVR||10 Mar 1943||30 Mar 1944|
|3||T/Lt. Edward Penniston Taylor, RCNVR||31 Mar 1944||24 Apr 1945|
|4||T/Lt. James Garfield Lorriman, RCNVR||25 Apr 1945||19 Jun 1945|
|5||T/Lt. Edward Penniston Taylor, RCNVR||20 Jun 1945||21 Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving Galt include:
11 Mar 1942
HMCS Galt (T/Lt. A.D. Landles, RCNR) completed a refit at Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada.
17 Sep 1942
HMS H 32 (Lt. J.R. Drummond, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Galt (T/Lt. A.D. Landles, RCNR), HMCS Agassiz (A/Lt.Cdr. B.D.L. Johnson, RCNR), HMCS Sackville (T/Lt. A.H. Easton, RCNR) and HMCS Wetaskiwin (Lt.Cdr. G.S. Windeyer, RCN). (2)
8 Dec 1942
HMS H 34 (Lt. G.M. Noll, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Llandudno (T/Lt. E.M. Betts, RNR), HMS King Sol (Lt. P.A. Read, RNR), HMS Lulworth (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) C. Gwinner, DSO, RN), HMCS Prescott (Lt. W. McIsaac, RCNVR), HMCS Galt (T/Lt. A.D. Landles, RCNR) and HMCS Wetaskiwin (T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.R. Kidston, RCNVR). (3)
4 Jan 1943
HMCS Galt (T/Lt. A.D. Landles, RCNR) commenced a refit at Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada).
23 Jun 1943
HMS H 34 (T/Lt. R.L. Willoughby, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Limbourne (Cdr. C.B. Alers-Hankey, DSC, RN), HMS Wensleydale (Lt. J.A. McClure, DSC, RN), HMS Itchen (Lt.Cdr.(Retd.) C.E. Bridgman, DSO, RNR), HMCS Galt (T/Lt. A.M. Kirkpatrick, RCNVR), HMCS St. Francis (A/Lt.Cdr. H.V.W. Groos, RCN) and HMCS Sackville (Lt. A.H. Rankin, RCNVR). (4)
25 Nov 1943
HMS Tradewind (Lt.Cdr. S.L.C. Maydon, DSO and Bar, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with HMS Ettrick (Lt.Cdr. J.E. Woolfenden, RD, RNR) and HMCS Galt (T/Lt. A.M. Kirkpatrick, RCNVR). (5)
7 Jan 1944
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. A. van Altena, RNN(R)) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Ettrick (T/A/Lt.Cdr. N.J.T. Monsarrat, RNVR), HMCS Galt (T/Lt. A.M. Kirkpatrick, RCNVR), HMS Kenilworth Castle (Lt. J.J.Allon, RNR), HMS Berkeley Castle (T/Lt. F.A. Darrah, RNVR). (7)
- ADM 199/1834
- ADM 173/17217
- ADM 173/17244
- ADM 173/17795
- ADM 173/18250
- ADM 173/18512
- File 2.12.03.6384 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 199/1830
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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