HMCS Lauzon (K 671)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||George T. Davie & Sons Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada)|
|Laid down||2 Jul 1943|
|Launched||10 Jun 1944|
|Commissioned||30 Aug 1944|
|End service||24 May 1965|
Decommissioned 7 November 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Lauzon (K 671)
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|1||T/Lt.Cdr. William Woods, OBE, RCNR||22 Jun 1944||10 Apr 1945|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Boyd Graham, RCNVR||11 Apr 1945||7 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Lauzon include:
10 Nov 1944
HMS Cleopatra (Capt. B.I. Robertshaw, RN) conducted torpedo firing exercises off Bermuda. These were followed by a night encounter exercise with HMCS Lauzon (T/Lt.Cdr. W. Woods, OBE, RCNR). (1)
Later HA gunnery exercises were carried out by HMS Cleopatra.
15 Nov 1944
HMS Cleopatra (Capt. B.I. Robertshaw, RN) conducted gunnery exercises of Bermuda.
19 Dec 1944
HMS Vengeful (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with HMCS Lauzon (T/Lt.Cdr. W. Woods, OBE, RCNR), HMS Narborough (Lt.Cdr. W.R. Muttram, DSC, RN), HMS Loch Eck (Lt.Cdr. R.C. Freaker, DSO and Bar, DSC, RD, RNR) and HMS Braithwaite (Lt.Cdr. P.J. Stoner, RN). (2)
- ADM 53/119139
- ADM 173/19365
- ADM 173/20256
- ADM 173/18861
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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