HMCS JAMES BAY 152

 

Bay Class Minesweeper

 


 

HMCS JAMES BAY 152

Source: City of Vancouver Virtual Archives.  Photographer: Walter E. Frost

 

Laid down: 16 Aug 1951

Launched: 12 Mar 1953

Commissioned: 03 May 1954

Paid off: 28 Feb 1964

Fate: Unknown

 

Built by Yarrows Ltd., Esquimalt, she was commissioned on 03 May 1954, and paid off on 28 Feb 1964. She was later sold for use in offshore oil exploration.

 


 

Photos and Documents          The Ship's Bell          Ship's Company Photos

 

HMCS JAMES BAY - by David Gurr

 


 

Commanding Officers

 

LCdr George Raymond Smith, RCN - 03 May 1954 - 04 Oct 1955

LCdr John Jeffrey Coates, RCN - 05 Oct 1955 - 22 Jul 1958

Lt Ian Christian Schram Inglis, DSC, RCN - 23 Jul 1958 - 06 Sep 1960

Lt R.A. Orton, RCN - 07 Sep 1960 - 03 Jul 1962

LCdr John Edward Hobbs, CD, RCN - 04 Jul 1962 - 28 Feb 1964

 


 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

 


 

Former Crew Members

 

Gurr, David Hugh Courtney

 

Hutton, Robert (Bob), Sig

 


 

Photos and Documents

 

HMCS JAMES BAY 152

 

DND / RCN Photos - Crown Copyright

 


 

  

HMCS JAMES BAY Christmas card

 

HMCS JAMES BAY cap tally, Christmas card and lighter

 

Courtesy of Daron Fairfax

 


 

 

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