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HMCS LLOYD GEORGE J279

Then YMS ???

HMCS Lloyd George J279

 

Launched: 14 Nov 1941

Commissioned: 24 Aug 1942

Paid off: 16 Jul 1948

Fate: Unknown

 

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 Local Defence Force, and spent her wartime career on precautionary sweeps of the Halifax approaches. After the war she served as guard vessel  for the reserve fleet. In May 1947 she was performing Bathythermographic duties.  Paid off on 16 Jul 1948, she was sold in 1949.

 

Commanding Officers

Ch/Skpr William Harold Crocker, RCNR - 24 Aug 1942 - 23 Aug 1943

Lt G.F. Crosby, RCNVR - 24 Aug 1943 - 11 Oct 1943

Ch/Skpr W.H. Crocker, RCNR - 12 Oct 1943 - 07 Nov 1943

Ch/Skpr W.H. Crocker, RCNR - 26 Nov 1943 - 23 Feb 1945

Lt John Franklin Stevens, RCNVR - 24 Feb 1945 - 08 May 1945

Skpr/Lt Claude Kenneth Darrach, MBE, RCNR - 09 May 1945 - 06 Jan 1946

Bos'n James Robert Addison, BEM, RCN - 07 Jan 1946 - 07 May 1947

Lt Lloyd John MacGregor, RCN(R) - 08 May 1947 - 21 Jun 1948

Lt Kenneth Albert Stone, RCN - 22 Jun 1948 - 16 Jul 1948

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

C-D

Cornell, Alan Richard John

1918-2005

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Codney, Eugene Augustus, Skpr/Lt, RCNR - 25 Jun 1945

 

Craik, Egill Christian, Slt, RCNVR - 18 Feb 1945

 

Crocker, William Harold, Ch/Skpr, RCNR - 13 Jul 1942 (Stand by) CO

Lansfield, Charles, PO Motor Mechanic

 

MacPherson, John Adam, A/Lt, RCNVR - 15 Feb 1945

 

Ogden, Kenneth Walter, Slt, RCNVR - Jan 1945

Stevens, John Franklin, Lt, RCNVR - 15 Feb 1945

 

William, Donald Muro, Lt, RCN(R) - 21 Jun 1945, XO

 

 

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