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HMCS LASALLE K519

HMCS Lasalle K519

Source: Flickr photo collection of Don Gorham

 

Battle honours and awards:  Gulf of St. Lawrence  1944,  Atlantic  1945

 

 

Laid down: 04 Jun 1943

Launched: 11 Dec 1943

Commissioned: 29 Jun 1944

Paid off: 17 Dec 1945

Fate: Sunk as a breakwater in 1948

 

Laid down at Lauzon, Que, she was built by Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Ltd., Lauzon, Que. Commissioned on 29 Jun 1944, at Quebec City, she arrived in Bermuda on 31 Aug 1944 to carry out working-up exercises. She left on 01 Oct 1944 for Halifax, there to become a member of the newly formed EG 27, and spent the remainder of the war in that area on A/S patrol and support duty. In Jun 1945, Lasalle sailed for Esquimalt via the Panama Canal and was paid off at Esquimalt on 17 Dec 1945. She was dismantled in 1947 and her hull expended as a breakwater in 1948 at Kelsey Bay, B.C.

 

Commanding Officers

LCdr Frederick Allan Beck, RCNVR - 29 Jun 1944 - 02 Jul 1945

LCdr Raiffe Dillon Barrett, RCNVR - 03 Jul 1945 - 14 Nov 1945

 

     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

 

- Book of Remembrance entry     - Grave or burial information

NEILSON, Andrew Louis

L/Sto, A2065, RCNR

MPK - 26 Feb 1945 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Bedard, Joseph

1924-2010

 

 

 

 

G-H

Hawley, James William

____-2017

Served in Lasalle 1944-1945

 

 

 

 

I-J

Joynt, John Robert

1922-2008

 

 

 

 

K-L

Kite, Albert Francis

____-2015

 

 

 

 

M-N

Mann, Cyril F. (Cy)

1923-2017

Merritt, Thomas R.

1926-2008

Moszynski, Richard

1925-1981

 

 

O-P

Penny, Harvey Melvin

1925-2011

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Atkinson, Derek Stuart, Slt, RCNVR - 05 Jun 1944 (Stand by) / 29 Jun 1944

 

Beck, Frederick Allan., A/LCdr, RCNVR - 08 May 1944  (Stand by) CO, / LCdr - 29 Jun 1944 / LCDR - 24 Mar 1945

 

Clarke, John David, Lt (E), RCNR - 24 Apr 1944 (Stand by) / 29 Jun 1944

 

Emery, Capel George, Slt, RCNVR - 29 May 1944 (Stand by) / 29 Jun 1944

Fenwick, Keith Donald, Lt, RCNVR - 29 May 1944 (Stand by) / 29 Jun 1944

 

Garsiner, Cyril Herbert, Slt, RCNVR - 25 Apr 1942

 

Hogan, Andrew Roy, Slt, RCNVR - 17 Apr 1945

 

MacKay, William Reay, Lt, RCNVR - 21 Jul 1944

McDiarmid, Donald Stuart, Lt (S), RCNVR - 18 Jun 1945

 

Stuart, Donald Gordon Crosby, Lt, RCNVR - 08 May 1944 (Stand by) / 29 Jun 1944

 

Wilson, Paul Frederick, Slt, RCNVR - 29 May 1944 (Stand by) / 29 Jun 1944

 

Wood, Berton Montgomery, Lt, RCNVR - 01 Feb 1945

 

Photos and Documents

 

Links

Ship's company photos for HMCS Lasalle

 

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