Allied Warships

HMCS Bellechasse (J 170)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantJ 170 
ModVTE reciprocating engined 
Built byBurrard Dry Dock Co. Ltd. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) 
Ordered23 Feb 1940 
Laid down16 Apr 1941 
Launched20 Oct 1941 
Commissioned13 Dec 1941 
End service23 Oct 1945 

Decommissioned 23 October 1945.
Sold in 1946.


Commands listed for HMCS Bellechasse (J 170)

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1T/Lt. Harold Heap Rankin, RCNR12 Dec 19412 May 1943
2T/Lt. Roland Joel Roberts, RCNR3 May 194317 Aug 1943
3T/Lt. Herbert-Walter Dale-Johnston, RCNR18 Aug 19435 Jan 1944
4T/Lt.Cdr. Walter Redford, RCNR6 Jan 194418 Apr 1945
5T/Lt. John Montye Macrea, RCNVR18 Apr 194523 Oct 1945

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