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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMCS SUDERÖY IV - J03 / Z03

HMCS Suderoy IV

Source: The Ships of Canada's Naval Forces 1910-1981 by Ken Macpherson and John Burgess

 

Acquired by RCN: Jun 1940 

Commissioned: Jun 1941

Paid off: 31 Aug 1945

Fate: Unknown

 

Like Star XVI, Suderoy IV and her two sisters were stranded overseas when the Germans overran Norway, and were chartered by the RCN in Jun 1940. Commissioned in Jun 1941, she served with Halifax Local Defence Force until paid off on 31 Aug 1945, and returned to her owners.

 

Commanding Officers

Mate Charles Aitken Mott, RCNR - 07 May 1941 - 02 Apr 1942

Lt Roderick John Cornell Pringle, RCNVR - 03 Apr 1942 - 24 Apr 1942

Lt Charles Aitken Mott, RCNR - 24 Apr 1942 - 09 Jun 1942

Lt Cuthbert Frederick Robert Dalton, RCNVR - 10 Jun 1942 - 10 Aug 1942

Lt Wilfred McIsaac, RCNVR - 11 Aug 1942 - 11 Sep 1942

Lt J. Evelyn, RCNR - 12 Sep 1942 - 25 Sep 1942

Lt L.D. Clarke, RCNVR - 26 Sep 1942 - 28 Feb 1943

Lt. Walter Russell, RCNR - 01 Mar 1943 - 07 Sep 1943

Lt Dirk John van Bommel, RCNVR - 08 Sep 1943 - 05 Nov 1943

Lt Dirk John van Bommel, RCNVR - 12 Jun 1944 - 25 Jul 1944

Lt Dirk John van Bommel, RCNVR - 13 Aug 1944 - 28 Mar 1945

Skpr/Lt William Harold Crocker, RCNR - 29 Mar 1945 - 11 Apr 1945

Lt Wilfred McIsaac, RCNVR - 12 Apr 1945 - 31 Aug 1945

  

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-D

Dougherty, Donald Bruce

1920-2005

Drafted to Suderoy IV on 18 May 1943 as Slt, RCNVR

 

 

 

 

M-N

Mott, Charles Atkins

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1st Commanding Officer

3rd Commanding Officer

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Bommel, Dirk John van, Lt, RCNVR - 17 Apr 1943

 

Boynton, Thomas Duncan, Slt, RCNVR - Jan 1944

 

Dewar, John Thomas, Slt, RCNVR - 09 May 1941

Henricksen, Christian John, Slt, RCNVR - 22 Jun 1942

 

Hodge, William John, Slt, RCNVR - 28 Jun 1943

 

McGill, David Ireland, Slt, RCNVR - 26 Jan 1942

McGinn, Thomas Vincent, Slt, RCNVR - Jan 1945

 

Sowerby, John Cornelius, Slt, RCNVR - 26 Mar 1942

 

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