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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMCS LLEWELLYN J278 / 141

HMCS LLewellyn J278

 

Launched: 14 Nov 1941

Commissioned: 24 Aug 1942

Paid off: 14 Jun 1946

Re-commissioned: 25 Jul 1949

Paid off: 31 Oct 1951

Fate: Foundered 28 Oct 1960

 

Built at Chantier Maritime de St. Laurent, Ile d'Orleans, Que., she was commissioned at Quebec City on 24 Aug 1942.  She was assigned to Halifax Defence Force and spent her wartime career on precautionary sweeps of the Halifax approaches. After the war she served as guard ship for the reserve fleet at Halifax until paid off on 14 Jun 1946. She was re-commissioned in 1949 for use as a tender at Saint John, and finally paid off on 31 Oct 1951. Sold in 1957 for commercial use, she foundered on 28 Oct 1960 while fishing off Cape Breton.

 

Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr Archibald Currie, RCNR - 24 Aug 1942 - 14 Sep 1942

Lt John Alliston MacKinnon, RCNR - 15 Sep 1942 - 24 Sep 1943

Skpr/Lt W.H. Crocker, RCNR - 25 Sep 1943 - 11 Oct 1943

Lt John Alliston MacKinon, RCNR - 12 Oct 1943 - 26 Feb 1945

Lt Frederick Woodley Anderson, RCNVR - 27 Feb 1945 - 29 Mar 1945

Lt John Alliston MacKinnon, RCNR - 30 Mar 1945 - 11 Apr 1945

Lt Frederick Woodley Anderson, RCNVR - 12 Apr 1945 - 19 Aug 1945

Lt Frederick Woodley Anderson, RCNVR - 08 Sep 1945 - 14 Jun 1946

Cdr William Edward Slade Briggs, RCNVR - 25 Jul 1949 - 21 Aug 1949

Lt J.C. Marston, RCNR - 22 Aug 1949 - 31 Oct 1951

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Adamson, Frank

____-____

Anderson, Frederick Woodley

1920-2009

5th Commanding Officer

7th Commanding Officer

8th Commanding Officer

 

 

 

G-H

Henderson, Leslie Frederick Maynard

1924-2010

Henricksen, Christian John

____-2006

 

 

 

K-L

Long, John Herbert

1923-2013

Drafted to Llewellyn in 1944 as Slt, RCNVR

 

 

 

 

O-P

Parsons, George G.R.

____-2012

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Benson, Robert S., Stoker 1st Class

 

Brennan, Wilbert Michael, Slt, RCNVR - 26 Mar 1945

Campbell, Aubrey Borden, Slt, RCNVR - 1945

 

Currie, Archibald, Skpr, RCNR - 23 Apr 1942 (Stand by) CO

Pacquet, Lawrence Alfred, Slt, RCNVR - 17 Apr 1945

 

Trainor, William Holl, Lt, RCNVR - 26 Jul 1943

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

Links

Personal photo gallery of Leslie F.M. Henderson

 

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