HMCS Atholl (K 15)
Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Morton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada)|
|Ordered||2 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||15 Aug 1942|
|Launched||4 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||14 Oct 1943|
|End service||17 Jul 1945|
Decommissioned 17 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Atholl (K 15)
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|1||T/Lt. William Douglas Haig Gardiner, RCNVR||14 Oct 1943||16 Sep 1944|
|2||T/Lt. William Grant Garden, RCNVR||17 Sep 1944||17 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Atholl include:
25 Feb 1944
HMS L 26 (Lt. A.G. Prideaux, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises at/off St. Margarets Bay with HMCS Atholl (T/Lt. W.D.H. Gardiner, RCNVR) and HMCS Port Colborne (T/Lt.Cdr. C.J. Angus, RCNR). (1)
23 Nov 1944
HMS Virulent (Lt. S.J. Fovargue, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with HMCS North Bay (T/A/Lt.Cdr. B. Hynes, RCNVR), HMCS Atholl (T/Lt. W.G. Garden, RCNVR), HMS Bahamas (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.S. Thomson, RNR) and HMS Somaliland (A/Lt.Cdr. K.B. Hopkins, DSC, RNVR). (2)
- ADM 199/1830
- ADM 173/19411
- ADM 173/20176
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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