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HMCS LOUISBURG (1st)

HMCS LOUISBURG (1st)

Statistical Data

  • Pendant: K143
  • 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: Morton Engineering and Dry Dock Co., Quebec City, Que.
  • Keel Laid: 04-Oct-40
  • Date Launched: 27-May-41
  • Date Commissioned: 02-Oct-41
  • Paid off: 06-Feb-43

Remarks

Attacked and sunk by Italian aircraft east of Oran, while escorting a convoy from Gibralter to Bone, Algeria. 38 of her ship's company were lost.

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