HMCS Chebogue (K 317)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Yarrows Ltd. (Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada)|
|Laid down||19 Mar 1943|
|Launched||17 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||22 Feb 1944|
|End service||25 Sep 1945|
At 22.49 hours on 4 October 1944, HMCS Chebogue (T/A/Lt.Cdr. Maurice Faulkman Oliver, RCNR) was hit by a Gnat from U-1227 , while escorting the convoy ONS-33. The badly damaged frigate was towed to Port Talbot but was not repaired.
Decommissioned 25 September 1945.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMCS Chebogue|
Commands listed for HMCS Chebogue (K 317)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Thomas MacDuff, RCNR||15 Jan 1944||23 Jul 1944|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Maurice Faulkner Oliver, RCNR||24 Jul 1944||21 Jan 1945|
|3||T/Lt. Douglas Francis McElgunn, RCNVR||22 Jan 1945||25 Sep 1945|
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Notable events involving Chebogue include:
- ADM 173/18531
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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