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HMCS CRANBROOK J372

HMCS Cranbook J372

 

Launched: 05 Jun 1943

Commissioned: 12 May 1944

Paid off: 03 Nov 1945

Fate: Sold in 1947. Final disposition unknown

 

Built at Star Shipyards Ltd., New Westminster, B.C., Cranbrook was commissioned at New Westminster on 12 May 1944. She served out of Esquimalt on Esquimalt and Prince Rupert Force. She was sold in 1947.

 

Specifications:  Displacement: 228 tons, Length: 119.25 ft, Beam: 22 ft, Draught: 8.6 ft, Speed: 12 kts, Complement: 3 officers, 20 men, Armament: 4-.5in mg (2xII)

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Cecil Gault Trotter, RCNVR - 12 May 1944 - 02 Oct 1944

Lt R. Stark, RCNVR - 03 Oct 1944 - 17 Oct 1944

Lt Cecil Gault Trotter, RCNVR - 18 Oct 1944 - 03 May 1945

Skpr/Lt James Robert Smith, RCNR - 04 May 1945 - 14 Jun 1945

Skpr/Lt Kenneth Bennett, RCNR - 15 Jun 1945 - 03 Nov 1945

 

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They shall not be forgotten

 

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