HMCS St. Thomas (K 488)
Corvette of the Castle class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Smith's Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Ordered||19 Jan 1943|
|Laid down||23 Jun 1943|
|Launched||28 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||4 May 1944|
|End service||22 Nov 1945|
Decommissioned 22 November 1945.
|Former name||HMS Sandgate Castle|
Commands listed for HMCS St. Thomas (K 488)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Leslie Perman Denny, RCNR||4 May 1944||26 Jan 1945|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Berkeley Hynes, RCNVR||27 Jan 1945||Oct 1945 ?|
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Notable events involving St. Thomas include:
27 Dec 1944
German U-boat U-877 was sunk in the North Atlantic north-west of the Azores, in position 46°25'N, 36°38'W, by Squid forward-throwing weapon of the Canadian corvette HMCS St. Thomas (A/Lt.Cdr. L.P. Denny, RCNR).