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HMCS GASPE 143

Then TCG TRABZON

HMCS Gaspe 143

 

Laid down: 21 Mar 1951

Launched: 12 Nov 1951

Commissioned: 05 Dec 1953

Paid off: 22 Aug 1957

Transferred to Turkish Navy: 31 Mar 1958

Re-commissioned: 31 Mar 1958

Paid off:

Fate: Unknown

 

Built by the Davie Shipbuilding Co., Lauzon, she was commissioned on 05 Dec 1953, and paid off on 22 Aug 1957. She was transferred to the Turkish Navy, and was renamed Trabzon, on March 31, 1958.

 

Specifications on completion: Displacement: 396 tons, Length: 152 ft, Beam: 28 ft, Draught: 8 ft, Speed: 16 kts, Complement: 3 officers and 35 men, Armament: 1-40mm

 

Commanding Officers

LCdr H.B. Carnall, RCN - 26 Nov 1953 - 17 Oct 1955

Cdr W.S.T. McCully, RCN - 18 Oct 1955 - 04 Jun 1957

LCdr Henry Charles LaRose, RCN - 05 Jun 1957 - 22 Aug 1957

 

     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

 

- Book of Remembrance entry     - Grave or burial information

C-D

Costin, Frank William

____-2004

Served in Gaspe as NavO

 

 

 

 

W-X

Wilson, Joseph Frank

1922-2012

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Fleming, William (Bill)

 

 

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

 

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