HMCS Woodstock (K 238)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Collingwood Shipyards Ltd. (Collingwood, Ontario, Canada)|
|Laid down||23 May 1941|
|Launched||10 Dec 1941|
|Commissioned||1 May 1942|
|End service||27 Jan 1945|
Decommissioned 27 January 1945.
Commands listed for HMCS Woodstock (K 238)
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|1||T/Lt. Leslie Perman Denny, RCNR||30 Mar 1942||18 Oct 1942|
|2||A/Cdr. George Humphrey Griffiths, RCN||19 Oct 1942||19 Jan 1943|
|3||T/Skr.Lt. John Manuel Watson, RCNR||20 Jan 1943||16 Aug 1943|
|4||T/Lt. Charles Edmund Wright, RCNVR||17 Aug 1943||5 Oct 1944|
|5||T/Lt. William McCombe, RCNR||6 Oct 1944||27 Jan 1945|
|6||T/Lt.Cdr. John Scudamore Cunningham, RCNVR||17 May 1945||18 Mar 1946|
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Notable events involving Woodstock include:
25 Feb 1944
HMS H 34 (Lt. R.L. Jay, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Nasturtium (T/Lt. W.N. Bishop-Laggett, RNR), HMCS Trillium (T/Lt. P.C. Evans, RCNR) and HMCS Woodstock (T/Lt. C.E. Wright, RCNVR). (1)
26 Feb 1944
HMS H 34 (Lt. R.L. Jay, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMCS Brandon (T/Lt. H.E. McArthur, RCNVR), HMCS Trillium (T/Lt. P.C. Evans, RCNR) and HMCS Woodstock (T/Lt. C.E. Wright, RCNVR). (1)
6 Jun 1944
On D-Day HMCS Woodstock supported the American landings at Omaha Beach.
- ADM 173/18492
- File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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