HMCS New Westminster (K 228)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Victoria Machinery Depot Co. Ltd. (Victoria. British Columbia, Canada)|
|Laid down||4 Feb 1941|
|Launched||14 May 1941|
|Commissioned||31 Jan 1942|
|End service||21 Jun 1945|
Fo'c's'le extention at Sydney (Nova Scotia, Canada) completed on 10 December 1943.
Decommissioned 21 June 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS New Westminster (K 228)
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|1||T/Lt. Ronald Orr McKenzie, RCNR||9 Jan 1942||21 Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving New Westminster include:
19 Apr 1944
HMS H 28 (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Prescott (A/Lt.Cdr. W. McIsaac, RCNVR), HMCS Baddeck (T/Lt. G.C. Brown, RCNVR), HMCS Dunver (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Stephen, OBE, DSC, RCNR) and HMCS New Westminster (T/Lt. R.O. McKenzie, RCNR). (1)
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). (2)
- ADM 173/18472
- ADM 173/20139
- ADM 173/20177
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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