HMCS Ville de Quebec (K 242)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Morton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada)|
|Laid down||7 Jun 1941|
|Launched||12 Nov 1941|
|Commissioned||24 May 1942|
|End service||6 Jul 1945|
Decommissioned 6 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Ville de Quebec (K 242)
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|1||T/Lt.Cdr. Douglas George Jeffrey, DSO, RCNR||28 Apr 1942||29 Sep 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Ian Hunter Bell, RCNVR||30 Sep 1942||11 Oct 1942|
|3||T/Lt.Cdr. Albert Robert Ernmest Coleman, RCNR||12 Oct 1942||12 Jun 1943|
|4||T/Lt. John LeMesurier Carter, RCNVR||13 Jun 1943||11 Mar 1944|
|5||T/Lt. Colin Stinson Glassco, RCNVR||12 Mar 1944||1 May 1944|
|6||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Henry Clifford Hatch, RCNVR||2 May 1944||6 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Ville de Quebec include:
26 Jun 1942
HrMs O 15 (Lt.Cdr. G. Quint, RNN(R)) departed Halifax for Pictou. She was escorted by the Canadian corvettes HMCS Ville de Quebec (T/Lt.Cdr. D.G. Jeffrey, DSO, RCNR) and HMCS Port Arthur (T/Lt. E.T. Simmons, DSC, RCNVR). (1)
28 Oct 1942
HMCS Alberni (Lt. I.H. Bell, RCNVR) and HMCS Ville de Quebec (T/Lt.Cdr. A.R.E. Coleman, RCNR) together pick up 81 survivors from the British whale factory ship Sourabaya that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day in the North Atlantic in position 54°32'N, 31°02'W by German U-boat U-436
13 Jan 1943
German U-boat U-224 was sunk in the western Mediterranean west of Algiers, in position 36°28'N, 00°49'E, by ramming and depth charges from the Canadian corvette HMCS Ville de Quebec (T/Lt.Cdr. A.R.E. Coleman, RCNR).
25 Jul 1944
HrMs O 15 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Wentworth (T/Lt.Cdr. R.J.C. Pringle, RCNVR) and HMCS Ville de Quebec (T/A/Lt.Cdr. H.C. Hatch, RCNVR). (2)
- File 2.12.03.6396 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- File 2.12.03.6400 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
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