HMCS Sherbrooke (K 152)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Marine Industries Ltd. (Sorel, Quebec, Canada)|
|Ordered||22 Jan 1940|
|Laid down||5 Aug 1940|
|Launched||25 Oct 1940|
|Commissioned||5 Jun 1941|
|End service||28 Jun 1945|
Fo'c's'le extention at Liverpool (Nova Scotia, Canada) completed on 22 August 1944.
Decommissioned 28 June 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Sherbrooke (K 152)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Eric George Mackay Donald, RN||5 Jun 1941||2 Jul 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Joseph Ange Maurice Levesque, RCNR||3 Jul 1942||29 Aug 1943|
|3||T/Lt. Robert A. Jarvis, RCNVR||30 Aug 1943||30 Jul 1944|
|4||T/Lt. David Armstrong Binmore, RCNVR||31 Jul 1944||28 Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving Sherbrooke include:
15 Feb 1942
HMCS Sherbrooke (Lt.Cdr. E.G.M. Donald, RN) picks up 15 survivors from the Greek merchant Meropi that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-566 off Halifax in position 44°14'N, 62°41'W.
4 Sep 1942
HMS H 32 (Lt. J.R. Drummond, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Amherst (T/Lt. H.G. Denyer, RCNR), HMCS St. Croix (A/Lt.Cdr. A.H. Dobson, DSC, RCNR), HMCS Ottawa (A/Lt.Cdr. C.A. Rutherford, RCN), HMCS Sherbrooke (T/Lt. J.A.M. Levesque, RCNR), HMCS Arvida (T/Lt. A.I. MacKay, RCNR) and HMCS Brandon (T/Lt. R.J.G. Johnson, RCNVR). (1)
10 Sep 1942
HMCS Sherbrooke (T/Lt J.A.M. Levesque, RCNR) picks up 39 survivors from the Norwegian tanker Sveve and 5 survivors from the Belgian merchant Elisabeth van Belgie that were torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-96 from the convoy ON-127 in the North Atlantic.
- ADM 173/17217
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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