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HMCS REVELSTOKE J373 / 140

Former HMCS Revelstoke in civilian configuration

 

Launched: 03 Nov 1943

Commissioned: 04 Jul 1944

Paid off: 02 Sep 45

Re-commissioned: 17 Jun 52

Paid off: 23 Oct 1953

Fate: Sold in 1956. Final disposition unknown

 

Built at Star Shipyards Lt., New Westminster, B.C., she was commissioned at New Westminster on 04 Jul 1944.  She spent her wartime service as part of Esquimalt and Prince Rupert Force, being paid off on 02 Sep 1945. Revelstoke was re-commissioned for passage to Halifax for a time. She was re-commissioned in the summer and fall of 1952 and 1953 for use as a tender at St. John's, NFLD. She was finally paid off on 23 Oct 1953, for transfer to the Department of Indian Affairs. She was later sold in 1956.

 

Commanding Officers

Skpr/Lt George Billard, RCNR - 04 Jul 1944 - 14 Sep 1944

Skpr/Lt J.E. Moore, RCNR - 15 Sep 1944 - 19 Feb 1945

Skpr/Lt John Craig, RCNR - 20 Feb 1945 - 24 Apr 1945

Lt Alexander Bergen Plummer, RCNVR - 25 Apr 1945 - 15 Jul 1945

Skpr/Lt John Craig, RCNR - 16 Jul 1945 - 06 Aug 1945

Lt Alexander Bergen Plummer, RCNVR - 07 Aug 1945 - 02 Sep 1945

LCdr Colin Armstrong Binmore, RCN - 17 Jun 1952 - unk

LCdr Colin Armstrong Binmore, RCN - 11 Jun 1953 - unk

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

W-X

Windsor, Cedric Agustus

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Served on Revelstoke in 1951

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Hibbs, Hubert, LS

Pastro, Mario, Lt, RCNVR - Jan 1945

Pushie, Alexander John, Skpr, RCNR - 06 Apr 1945

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

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