HMCS New Glasgow (K 320)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Yarrows Ltd. (Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada)|
|Laid down||2 Dec 1942|
|Launched||23 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||23 Dec 1943|
|End service||30 Jan 1967|
Decommissioned 4 November 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS New Glasgow (K 320)
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|1||T/Lt.Cdr. George Stanley Hall, RCNR||8 Nov 1943||20 Aug 1944|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Ross Malcolm Hanbury, RCNVR||30 Aug 1944||28 Mar 1945|
|3||T/Lt. Eric Theodore P. Wennberg, RCNVR||29 Mar 1945||4 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving New Glasgow include:
17 Feb 1944
HMCS New Glasgow (Lt.Cdr. G.S. Hall, RCNR) arrived at Halifax, from Esquimalt on Canada's west coast.
23 Mar 1945
German U-boat U-1003 was scuttled in the Northern Channel about 8 to 10 nautical miles north of Inistrahull beacon (Malin Head), in position 55°25'N, 06°53'W, after ramming with Canadian frigate HMCS New Glasgow (Lt.Cdr. R.M. Hanbury) on 20 March 1945.
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