Allied Warships

HMCS Cowichan (J 146)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantJ 146 
ModVTE reciprocating engined 
Built byNorth Vancouver Ship Repairs Ltd. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) 
Ordered23 Feb 1940 
Laid down24 Apr 1940 
Launched8 Sep 1940 
Commissioned7 Apr 1941 
End service10 Sep 1945 

Decommissioned 10 September 1945.
Transferred to Greece in 1946 and served as Cowichan untill 1956.


Commands listed for HMCS Cowichan (J 146)

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1T/Lt. John Richard Kidston, RCNVR1 Jul 194125 Oct 1942
2T/Skr.Lt. Kenneth William Newman Hall, RCNR26 Oct 194222 Apr 1945

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