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HMCS MIDLAND K220

HMCS Midland K220

 

Laid down: 24 Feb 1941

Launched: 25 Jun 1941

Commissioned: 17 Nov 1941

Paid off: 15 Jul 1945

Fate: Sold in 1946, broken up the same year

 

Built at Midland, Ont, she was commissioned at Montreal on 17 Nov 1941. She arrived at Halifax on 30 Nov 1941, and spent her entire career with WLEF, from Jun, 1943, as member of EG W-2. She underwent two extensive refits: the first at Liverpool, N.S., from 30 Nov 1942 to 14 Apr 1943; the second at Galveston, Texas from mid-Mar 1944 to 25 May 1944. The latter refit included the extension of her fo'c's'le. Upon its completion she returned briefly to Halifax before leaving on 01 Jul 1944 for three weeks' working-up in Bermuda. She was paid off at Sydney on 15 Jul 1945. Sold in 1946 in the Great lakes Lumber Co., she was broken up the same year at Fort William (now Thunder Bay), Ont.

 

Commanding Officers

A/LCdr Allan Brown Taylor, RCNR - 17 Nov 1941 - 31 Oct 1943

Lt Wilfred Orvin Oakley Barbour, RCNR - 01 Nov 1943 - 15 Jul 1945

 

     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

 

- Book of Remembrance entry     - Grave or burial information

MACLAREN, David James

Lt, RCNVR

died - 24 Jun 1945 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

C-D

Dodds, John Oswald

1923-2008

 

 

 

 

G-H

Graham, Cecil Charles

1921-2002

Hollins, George

1923-2003

 

 

 

I-J

Irving, William Anderson

1920-2013

 

 

 

 

M-N

MacLaren, David James

____-1945

 

 

 

 

O-P

O'Hanley, John Angus

____-2002

 

 

 

 

S-T

Stevens, William Bradfield.

____-2002

Drafted to Midland 04 Mar 1944 as Slt, RCNVR

Taggart, James

1917-2006

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Carrier, Lucien

 

Coggins, Ellsworth Trask, Lt, RCNVR - Jan 1945

 

Dunn, William Henry Stephen, Slt, RCNVR - Jan 1945

 

Dunnet, Gordon, Lt, RCNVR - 22 Apr 1944

Kellam, Robert Edgar, A/War (E), RCNVR - Jan 1945

 

Langlois, Philippe Albert, Lt, RCNVR - 27 Jun 1942

 

Longley, Robert Percival, Slt, RCNVR - 15 Apr 1944

 

MacDonald, John Gregory, Slt, RCNVR - 22 Feb 1942

Mullard, Rodney Hill, Slt, RCNVR - 09 Jun 1943

 

Talbot, Alexander William, Slt, RCNVR - 15 Apr 1944

 

Thompson, George Montgomery, Slt, RCNVR - 05 Jul 1943

 

Welwood, Richard Royce, A/Lt, RCNVR - 21 Feb 1944

 

Photos and Documents

 

Links

Ship's company photos for HMCS Midland

 

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