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HMCS CHALEUR 144

HMCS Chaleur 144

 

Laid down: 08 Jun 1951

Launched: 21 Jun 1952

Commissioned: 18 Jun 1954

Paid off: 30 Sep 1954

Transferred to French Navy: 09 Oct 1954

Re-commissioned: 09 Oct 1954

Paid off: 1985

Fate: Sunk as a diving wreck 12 Jan 1988

 

Built by the Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co., she was commissioned on 18 Jun 1954 as HMCS Chaleur 144, and paid off on 30 Sep 1954. She was transferred on 09 Oct 1954, to the French Navy, which re-named her La Dieppoise.

 

Photos and Documents

 

La Dieppoise Patrouilleur P655 -New Caledonia Diving          La Dieppoise - Perso Numbericable website

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Michael Arthur Martin, RCN - 18 Jun 1954 - 30 Sep 1954

  

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

M-N

Martin, Michael Arthur

1927-1918

1st / only Commanding Officer

 

 

 

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

La Dieppoise P665

Source: New Caledonia - diving

La Dieppoise being sunk as a diving wreck on 12 Jan 1988

Source: New Caledonia - diving

The wreck of La Dieppoise.  Note the diving buoy cable attached to the bow

Source: New Caledonia - diving

 

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