Allied Warships

HMCS Sherbrooke (K 152)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 152 
Built byMarine Industries Ltd. (Sorel, Quebec, Canada) 
Ordered22 Jan 1940 
Laid down5 Aug 1940 
Launched25 Oct 1940 
Commissioned5 Jun 1941 
End service28 Jun 1945 

Fo'c's'le extention at Liverpool (Nova Scotia, Canada) completed on 22 August 1944.

Decommissioned 28 June 1945.
Scrapped in Canada in May 1947.


Commands listed for HMCS Sherbrooke (K 152)

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1Lt.Cdr. (retired) Eric George Mackay Donald, RN5 Jun 19412 Jul 1942
2T/Lt. Joseph Ange Maurice Levesque, RCNR3 Jul 194229 Aug 1943
3T/Lt. Robert A. Jarvis, RCNVR30 Aug 194330 Jul 1944
4T/Lt. David Armstrong Binmore, RCNVR31 Jul 194428 Jun 1945

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Notable events involving Sherbrooke include:

15 Feb 1942
HMCS Sherbrooke (Lt.Cdr. E.G.M. Donald, RN) picks up 15 survivors from the Greek merchant Meropi that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-566 off Halifax in position 44°14'N, 62°41'W.

4 Sep 1942
HMS H 32 (Lt. J.R. Drummond, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Amherst (T/Lt. H.G. Denyer, RCNR), HMCS St. Croix (A/Lt.Cdr. A.H. Dobson, DSC, RCNR), HMCS Ottawa (A/Lt.Cdr. C.A. Rutherford, RCN), HMCS Sherbrooke (T/Lt. J.A.M. Levesque, RCNR), HMCS Arvida (T/Lt. A.I. MacKay, RCNR) and HMCS Brandon (T/Lt. R.J.G. Johnson, RCNVR). (1)

10 Sep 1942
HMCS Sherbrooke (T/Lt J.A.M. Levesque, RCNR) picks up 39 survivors from the Norwegian tanker Sveve and 5 survivors from the Belgian merchant Elisabeth van Belgie that were torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-96 from the convoy ON-127 in the North Atlantic.

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc


  1. ADM 173/17217

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

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