HMCS Vegreville (J 257)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Mod||VTE reciprocating engined|
|Built by||Canadian Vickers Ltd. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)|
|Laid down||2 Jun 1941|
|Launched||7 Oct 1941|
|Commissioned||10 Dec 1941|
|End service||6 Jun 1945|
Decommissioned 6 June 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Vegreville (J 257)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Frederick Avery Price, RCNVR||10 Dec 1941||19 Jan 1942|
|2||T/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Harold Beament, RCNVR||20 Jan 1942||11 Jan 1943|
|3||T/Lt. Thomas Bottrell Edwards, RCNR||12 Jan 1943||6 Nov 1944|
|4||T/Lt. John Wardrop Ross, RCNVR||7 Nov 1944||6 Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving Vegreville include:
4 Feb 1945
HMCS Vegreville (Lt. J.W. Ross, RCNVR) ended a refit.