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HMCS COATICOOK K410

HMCS Coaticook K410

 

Battle honours and awards:  Atlantic  1944-45

 

 

Laid down: 14 Jun 1943

Launched: 26 Nov 1943

Commissioned: 25 Jul 1944

Paid off: 29 Nov 1945

Fate: Scuttled off Race Rock in Feb 1962.

 

Built at Lauzon by Davie Shipbuilding & Repairing Co. Ltd., she was commissioned on 25 July 1944, at Quebec City, Coaticook proceeded to Bermuda in mid-Sep 1944 for three weeks' working up. She was then assigned to EG 27 with which she served on A/S and support duties out of Halifax for the balance of the war. In Jun 1945, Coaticook sailed to Esquimalt, where she was paid off into reserved on 29 Nov 1945. In 1949 her stripped hull was sunk for a breakwater at Powell River but was re-floated in 1961. While in tow for Victoria to be broken up, the hull was found to be structurally unsound and instead scuttled off Race Rock.

 

Commanding Officers

LCdr Louis de la Chesnaye Audette, RCNVR - 25 Jul 1944 - 03 Jun 1945

LCdr Lyle Robert Hoar, RCNVR - 04 Jun 1945 - 22 Jul 1945

A/LCdr J.W. Golby, RCNVR - 06 Aug 1945 - 19 Aug 1945

 

     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

 

- Book of Remembrance entry     - Grave or burial information

SCHRYBURT, Edward Arthur

PO, V6290, RCNVR

died - 01 Jul 1945 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Audette, Louis de la Chesnaye

1907-1995

1st Commanding Officer

 

 

 

 

C-D

Church, Kenneth Cecil

____-2012

Drafted to Coaticook 25 Jul 1944 as Slt, RCNVR

Dixon, Charles Garfield

1914-2004

 

 

 

J-K

Kerr, Garth Corbett

1924-2015

 

 

 

 

M-N

MacDonald, George W.

1926-2016

 

 

 

 

S-T

Tate, Charles Ian Passman

____-2009

Drafted to Coaticook 25 Jul 1944 as Lt, RCNVR

 

 

 

 

W-X

White, Cecil Garfield

1925-2011

Wilcox, Gordon Bartlett

____-2011

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Brown, Colin Edgar John, Slt, RCNVR - 30 Apr 1944

 

Charlton, John Henry, A/Lt, RCNVR - 25 Jul 1944

 

Crichton, William Barclay, Lt (E), RCNR - 17 Apr 1944 (Stand by) / 25 Jul 1944

Dick, William Arthur, Lt (E), RCNVR - 09 Jun 1945

 

Foley, Maurice Aloysius, Lt (E), RCNVR - Jan 1945

 

MacDonald, John Austin, Surg/Lt, RCNVR - 20 Mar 1945

McIntrye, John Anthony, Slt, RCNVR - 19 Jun 1944 (Standby) / 25 Jul 1944

 

Warren, Jack Hamilton, Lt, RCNVR - 06 Jun 1944 (Stand by) / 25 Jul 1944

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

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