HMCS LEVIS K400

 

River Class Frigate

 


 

HMCS Levis K400

 

Battle honours and awards:  Gulf of St. Lawrence  1944,   Atlantic  1941, 1944-45

 

 

Laid down: 25 Feb 1943

Launched: 26 Nov 1943

Commissioned: 21 Jul 1944

Paid off: 15 Feb 1946

Fate: Scuttled as a breakwater in 1948

 

Commissioned at Quebec City on 21 Jul 1944 she arrived in Bermuda at the end of Aug 1944 to work up, and a month later left for Halifax to join the newly formed EG 27. She spent the balance of the war with the group, on patrol and escort duty out of Halifax, and on 04 Jun 1945 commenced tropicalization at Lunenburg, N.S. The work was completed 26 Nov 1945 and she sailed a month later for Esquimalt, arriving 30 Jan 1946. Paid off on 15 Feb 1946 to reserve there, she was sold in 1947 and her hull expended the following year as part of a breakwater at Oyster Bay, B.C. 

 


 

Ship's company photos          The Ship's Bell

 


 

Commanding Officers

 

LCdr Philip Caball Evans, RCNR - 21 Jul 1944 - 06 Sep 1944

Lt P.T. Molson, RCNVR - 07 Sep 1944 - 17 Sep 1944

LCdr Philip Caball Evans, RCNR - 18 Sep 1944 - 19 Sep 1945

LCdr Philip Caball Evans, RCNR - 23 Oct 1945 - unk

 


 

     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

 

WORTMAN, Robert Chambers

AB, V53851, RCNVR

died - 04 Sep 1945

 


 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

 


 

Former Crew Members

 

Douglas, David Bruce, Lt

 

Doyle, Richard (Dick), PO

 

Evans, Philip Cabell, A/LCdr, RCNR - 05 Jun 1944 CO

 

Flemming, Donald Frederick, SLt, RCNVR - 30 Apr 1945

 

Garrett, Andrew Boyd, A/Lt, RCNVR - 01 Jul 1944 / A/Lt, RCNVR - 21 Jul 1944

 

Givens, William Wallace, SLt, RCNVR - 30 Apr 1945

 

Hunter, Arthur Rollo, Lt, RCNVR - 07 Mar 1945

 

Lawrence, Philip Joseph, Lt, RCNVR - 01 Jul 1944 / Lt, RCNVR - 21 Jul 1944

Lithenhaus, Raymond Arthur, Lt (E), RCNVR - 18 Apr 1944

 

Manson, George John, Lt, RCNVR - 01 Jul 1944 / Lt, RCNVR - 21 Jul 1944 

 

McClelland, Thomas, John, Lt (El), RCNVR - Jan 1945

 

Molson, Percival Talbot, Lt, RCNVR - 05 Jun 1944 / Lt, RCNVR - 21 Jul 1944

 

Pretty, Norman Orval Hamilton, A/Lt, RCNVR - 17 Jun 1944 / 21 Jul 1944, A/Lt, RCNVR

 

Roberts, Alfred Edward, SLt, RCNVR - 12 Jun 1944 / SLt, RCNVR - 21 Jul 1944

 

Syme, Thomas D., SLt, RCNVR - 16 Apr 1945

 


 

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