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HMCS CHALEUR 164

HMCS Chaleur 164 - 07 Nov 1959

 

Laid down: 20 Feb 1956

Launched: 11 May 1957

Commissioned: 12 Sep 1957

Paid off: 18 Dec 1998

Fate: Sold for private use. Final disposition unknown

 

Built by Marine Industries Ltd., Sorel, she was commissioned on 12 Sep 1957, and with five surviving sisters, was a member of Training Group Pacific until paid off for disposal on 18 Dec 1998. She was later sold and converted for private use being delivered to San Francisco on completion around 2002/2003.

 

Specifications when built: Displacement: 396 tons, Length 152 ft, Beam 28 ft, Draft 8 ft, Speed: 16 knots, Complement: 3 officers and 35 men, Armament: 1-40 mm

 

Commanding Officers

LCdr R. Carle, RCN - 12 Sep 1957 - 27 Jun 1959

LCdr Keith Dunham Lewis, RCN - 28 Jun 1959 - 29 Mar 1951

Cdr Robin Blakeney Hayward, RCN - 30 Mar 1961 - 23 Jul 1963

Cdr William Herbert Wilson, RCN - 24 Jul 1963 - 20 Mar 1964

LCdr Dorroch Norman MacGillivray 14 Apr 1967 - unk

LCdr Robert Goldie Campbell, RCN - 14 Apr 1969 - unk

LCdr Arthur George Schwarts, LCdr - 15 Apr 1970 - unk

LCdr Adamthwaite -1978

Lt(N) R. Girouard - 1996

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

C-D

Cormier, Clarence Noel

1938-2016

 

 

 

 

E-F

Esbaugh, Thomas Jerome

1952-2012

 

 

 

 

G-H

Gordon, Raymond Turner

1929-2015

Hayward, Robin Blakeney

1920-2006

Hoskins, William Birnie

1941-2009

 

 

K-L

Lewis, Keith Dunham

1926-2011

2nd Commanding Officer

 

 

 

 

M-N

McArdle, Christopher Charles

1934-2017

McIntyre, Earl L.

1934-2016

 

 

 

Q-R

Roggeveen, Paul Adrian

____-2014

 

 

 

 

S-T

Scoville, William Clifton

____-2016

Siddons, John

____-2006

Spencer, Alan

1930-2016

Staicue, Roy

____-2017

Taylor, Richard Keith

1954-2006

Served in Chaleur as XO

W-X

Woolner, Wayne K.

1945 - 1983

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Abbott, LS - 1978

 

Arbuckle, Slt - 1978

 

Bakody, David, LSER2 - 1971 

 

Eaton, MS - 1978

 

Femia, PO - 1978

 

Hutchings, MS - 1978

 

Johnson, MS - 1978

 

Jordan, MS - 1978

Lueck, LS - 1978

 

March, AB - 1978

 

McCullough, LS - 1978

 

McDonald, AB - 1978

 

Parker, CPO - 1978

 

Shestopalski, PO - 1978

Smith, LS - 1978

 

Sorsdahl, Lt - 1978

 

Thistle, MS - 1978

 

Tiffin, Rick - 1985-1986

 

Weatherby, PO - 1978

 

Webster, LS - 1978

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

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