Allied Warships

HMCS Montreal (K 319)

Frigate of the River class

Photograph taken by Charles James Sadler, RCNVR. First Class Stoker, Official number V-4963, serving in the Canadian destroyer HMCS Columbia.

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantK 319 
Built byCanadian Vickers Ltd. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) 
OrderedOct 1941 
Laid down23 Dec 1942 
Launched12 Jun 1943 
Commissioned12 Nov 1943 
End service15 Oct 1945 

Decommissioned 15 November 1945.


Commands listed for HMCS Montreal (K 319)

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1T/A/Lt.Cdr. Ronald James Herman, OBE, RCNVR12 Nov 19434 Jul 1944
2T/Lt.Cdr. Stanley Warren Howell, RCNR5 Jul 194426 Nov 1944
3T/Lt. Claude Lane Campbell, RCNVR27 Nov 19444 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving Montreal include:

3 Sep 1944
HMCS Montreal picks up 33 survivors from the Norwegian merchant Fjordheim that was torpedoed and sunk north of Ireland in position 55°55'N, 09°28'W by German U-boat U-482.

Media links

Frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy 1943-1974

MacPherson, Ken

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