Allied Warships

HMCS Petrolia (K 498)

Corvette of the Castle class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 498 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered23 Jan 1943 
Laid down21 Jun 1943 
Launched24 Feb 1944 
Commissioned29 Jun 1944 
End service8 Mar 1946 

Decommissioned 8 March 1946.  

Former nameHMS Sherborne Castle

Commands listed for HMCS Petrolia (K 498)

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1T/Lt. Peter Wildie Spragge, RCNVR< Jun 194412 Sep 1945
2T/Lt.Cdr. John James Hodgkinson, RCNR12 Sep 19458 Mar 1946

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Corvettes of the Royal Canadian Navy, 1939-1945

MacPherson, Ken and Milner, Marc

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