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HMCS PORTE ST JEAN 180

HMCS Porte St. Jean 180

 

Laid down: 16 May 1950

Launched: 22 Nov 1950

Commissioned: 05 Dec 1951

Paid off: 31 Mar 1996

Fate: Unknown

 

Built by George T. Davie & Sons Ltd., Lauzon, Que, Porte St. Jean was commissioned on 05 Dec 1951. Named after the gate of the French fortifications at Quebec City and Louisbourg, they were designed specifically to operate the gates in anti-submarine booms, but served primarily as training vessels in peace-time. Porte St. Jean was paid off on 31 Mar 1996.

 

Specifications on completion: Displacement: 420 tons full load, Length: 125 ft, Beam: 26.3 ft, Draught: 13 ft, Speed: 11 kts, Complement: 3 officers, 20 men, Armament: 1-40mm.  The 40mm was later removed.

 

Commanding Officers

 

 

  

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

C-D

Clark, Howard Victor

1924-2004

Cottenden, Harry Roland

1930-2016

Curry, Donald George

____-2014

Denomey, David Raymond E.

1940-2017

Donnelly, Thomas Michael

1941-2015

G-H

Hamilton, Murray Wayne Fraser

1949-2015

 

 

 

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

Links

Nauticapedia - What happened to the Canadian Gate Vessels

Ship's company photos for HMCS Port St Jean

 

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