Allied Warships

HMCS Crusader (R 20)

Destroyer of the Cr class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantR 20 
Built byJohn Brown Shipbuilding & Engineering Company Ltd. (Clydebank, Scotland) 
Ordered12 Sep 1942 
Laid down15 Nov 1943 
Launched5 Oct 1944 
Commissioned15 Nov 1945 
End service 

Sold to be broken up for scrap in 1963


Commands listed for HMCS Crusader (R 20)

Please note that we're still working on this section
and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.

1A/Lt.Cdr. Michael Grote Stirling, RCN<15 Nov 451 Feb 1946

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

Return to the Allied Warships section

As an Amazon Associate earns a commission from qualifying purchases.