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HMCS ARROWHEAD

HMCS ARROWHEAD

The History of the ARROWHEAD

Commissioned in 1941, her focsle was extended at Baltimore (Maryland, U.S.A.) on 25 May 1944. Decommissioned and returned to the Royal Navy on 27 June 1945. Sold in May 1947. Became the merchant ship Southern Larkspur in 1948. Scapped at Odense, Denmark in November 1959.

Statistical Data

  • Pendant: K145
  • Type: Corvette
  • Class: FLOWER Class 1939-1940
  • Displacement: 950 tonnes
  • Length: 205.1 ft
  • Width: 33.1 ft
  • Draught: 11.5 ft
  • Speed: 16 kts
  • Compliment: 6 Officers and 79 Crew
  • Arms: 1-4" Gun, 1-2 pdr, 2-20mm, Hedgehog
  • Builder: Marine Industries Ltd., Sorel, Que.
  • Keel Laid: 11-Apr-40
  • Date Launched: 08-Aug-40
  • Date Commissioned: 15-May-41
  • Paid off: 27-Jun-45

Remarks

Focsle Extended, Baltimore, MD, 25 May 44

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