HMCS UNGAVA 148

 

Bay Class Minesweeper

 


 

HMCS UNGAVA 148

 

Battle honours and awards:  Atlantic  1941-44,   Gulf of St. Lawrence  1944

 

 

Laid down: 17 Dec 1951

Launched: 20 May 1953

Commissioned: 04 Jun 1954

Paid off: 23 Aug 1957

Transferred to Turkish Navy: 31 Mar 1958

Re-commissioned: 31 Mar 1958

Paid off: 1991

Fate: Broken up 2002 at Aliaga, Turkey

 

Built by the Davie Shipbuilding Co., Lauzon,UNGAVA was commissioned on 04 Jun 1954, and paid off on 23 Aug 1957. She was transferred on 31 Mar 1958 and renamed TCG Tekirdag. The ship remained in service until 1991. Tekirdag was broken up for scrap at Aliaga, Turkey in 2002.

 


 

Photos and Documents          The Ship's Bell

 


 

Commanding Officers

 

LCdr Edmund James Semmens, RCN - 04 Jun 1954 - 04 May 1955

 

LCdr Robert MacKenzie Young - 05 May 1955 - 11 Apr 1957

 

LCdr Thomas Freeborn Owen, RCN - 12 Apr 1957 - 23 Aug 1957

 


  

Photos and Documents

 

HMCS UNGAVA 148

 

DND / RCN Photo - Crown copyright

TCG Tekirdag A601

 

Source: Wikipedia

 


 

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