HMCS Quesnel (K 133)
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||9 May 1940|
|Launched||12 Nov 1940|
|Commissioned||23 May 1941|
|End service||3 Jul 1945|
Named after the town of Quesnel, British Columbia.
Fo'c's'le extention at Pictou (Nova Scotia, Canada) completed on 23 December 1943.
Decommissioned on 3 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Quesnel (K 133)
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|1||T/Lt. John Alexander Gow, RCNR||22 Apr 1941||4 Mar 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Albert Elliott Gough, RCNR||5 Mar 1942||3 Apr 1942|
|3||T/Lt. John Alexander Gow, RCNR||4 Apr 1942||16 Nov 1942|
|4||T/Lt. Murdo Smith, RCN||17 Nov 1942||10 Apr 1943|
|5||T/Lt. John MacKay Laing, RCNR||14 Apr 1943||3 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Quesnel include:
- ADM 173/20175
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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