HMCS Sudbury (K 162)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Kingston Shipbuilding Co. (Kingston, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||7 Feb 1940|
|Laid down||25 Jan 1941|
|Launched||31 May 1941|
|Commissioned||15 Oct 1941|
|End service||28 Aug 1945|
Fo'c's'le extention at Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada) completed on 10 May 1944.
Decommissioned 28 August 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Sudbury (K 162)
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|1||T/Lt. Alexander McAllister McLarnon, RCNR||15 Oct 1941||3 May 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Douglas Sutherland Martin, RCNR||4 May 1943||9 Jan 1944|
|3||T/Lt. Gordon Leslie Mackay, RCNR||10 Jan 1944||19 Mar 1944|
|4||T/A/Lt.Cdr. James Wake Golby, DSC, RCNVR||20 Mar 1944||19 Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving Sudbury include:
HMCS Sudbury's bell was installed in a showcase in the city's Tom Davies Square, which is the city hall for Sudbury, along with the ship's bell from Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps Admiral Mountbatten. The presentation took place on June 4th 1983 during the city's centennial celebrations.The bell was presented to the City of Sudbury by Lieutenant Peter Chance a young Naval Officer from Ottawa in a ceremony attended by the Sea Cadets in 1946. It disappeared for many years but was recovered and kept in safe keeping until installed in City hall. (1)
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