HMCS Lachine (J 266)
Minesweeper of the Bangor class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Davie Shipbuilding and Repairing Co. Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada)|
|Laid down||27 Dec 1940|
|Launched||14 Jun 1941|
|Commissioned||20 Jun 1942|
|End service||31 Jul 1945|
Decommissioned 31 July 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Lachine (J 266)
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|1||Lt. Breen Philip Young, RCNR||9 Jun 1942||8 May 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Louis Frederick Moore, RCNR||9 May 1943||early 1944|
|3||T/Lt. Fred Royal Spindler, RCNVR||early 1944||early 1945|
|4||T/Lt. Ford Markle Travers, RCNVR||22 Mar 1945||31 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Lachine include:
25 Apr 1945
HMS Unruffled (T/Lt. A.H. MacCoy, DSC, SANF(V)) conducted A/S exercises off Bermuda together with HMCS Lachine (T/Lt. F.M. Travers, RCNVR) and HMCS Cape Breton (Lt. J.C.L. Annesley, RCN). (1)
- ADM 173/20139
- ADM 173/20177
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.