HMCS Transcona (J 271)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Marine Industries Ltd. (Sorel, Quebec, Canada)|
|Laid down||18 Dec 1940|
|Launched||26 Apr 1941|
|Commissioned||25 Nov 1942|
|End service||31 Jul 1945|
Decommissioned 31 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Transcona (J 271)
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|1||T/Lt. Harry Bush Tindale, RCNVR||25 Nov 1942||17 Jan 1944|
|2||T/Lt. Albert Elliott Gough, RCNR||18 Jan 1944||early 1945|
|3||T/Lt. Alexander Watson Reid Bell, RCNVR||ca early45||31 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.