HMCS Strathadam (K 682)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Yarrows Ltd. (Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada)|
|Ordered||1 Feb 1943|
|Laid down||6 Dec 1943|
|Launched||20 Mar 1944|
|Commissioned||29 Sep 1944|
|End service||7 Nov 1945|
Decommissioned 7 December 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Strathadam (K 682)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Howard Lee Quinn, RCNVR||21 Aug 1944||7 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Strathadam include:
8 Feb 1945
HMS Vengeful (Lt. A.S. Melville-Ross, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Loch Alsh with HMCS Strathadam (T/A/Lt.Cdr. H.L. Quinn, DSC, RCNVR) and HMCS Thedford Mines (T/Lt. J.A.R. Allan, DSC, RCNVR). (3)
7 Mar 1945
German U-boat U-1302 was sunk in St George?s Channel, in position 52°19'N, 05°23'W, by depth charges / hedgehog from the Canadian frigates HMCS La Hulloise (Lt.Cdr. J. Brock, RCNVR), HMCS Strathadam (A/Lt.Cdr. H.L. Quinn, DSC, RCNVR) and HMCS Thedford Mines (Lt. J.A.R. Allan, DSC, RCNVR).
- ADM 173/19287
- ADM 173/20174
- ADM 173/20257
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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