Allied Warships

HMCS Transcona (J 271)

Minesweeper of the Bangor class

NavyThe Royal Canadian Navy
PennantJ 271 
ModDiesel engined 
Built byMarine Industries Ltd. (Sorel, Quebec, Canada) 
Laid down18 Dec 1940 
Launched26 Apr 1941 
Commissioned25 Nov 1942 
End service31 Jul 1945 

Decommissioned 31 July 1945.
Served with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police as French from 1945 untill 1961.


Commands listed for HMCS Transcona (J 271)

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1T/Lt. Harry Bush Tindale, RCNVR25 Nov 194217 Jan 1944
2T/Lt. Albert Elliott Gough, RCNR18 Jan 1944early 1945
3T/Lt. Alexander Watson Reid Bell, RCNVRca early4531 Jul 1945

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Notable events involving Transcona include:

6 Mar 1943
HMCS Transcona (T/Lt. H.B. Tindale, RCNVR) ended a refit at Halifax.

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