Allied Warships

HMCS Noranda (J 265)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantJ 265 
ModDiesel engined 
Built byDavie Shipbuilding and Repairing Co. Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada) 
Laid down27 Dec 1940 
Launched13 Jun 1941 
Commissioned15 May 1942 
End service28 Aug 1945 

Decommissioned 28 August 1945. Served with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police from 1945.
Became the yacht Miranda in 1962.
Scrapped in 1971.


Commands listed for HMCS Noranda (J 265)

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1T/Lt. William Robert Nunn, RCNR30 Mar 194210 Jan 1943
2T/Lt. John Eugene Francois, RCNR11 Jan 19437 Nov 1944
3T/Lt. Gordon Edward Gilbride, RCNVR8 Nov 194428 Aug 1945

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