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Royal Canadian Navy of World War II – Ships Lost

During World War II, The Royal Canadian Navy fielded 341 fighting ships.  Of that number 21 were lost.

The vessels lost included:

22 Oct, 1940-HMCS Margaree (H 49) – Destroyer – D Class

19 Sep, 1941-HMCS Levis (i) (K 115) – Corvette – Flower Class
7 Dec, 1941-Windflower(K 155) – Corvette – Flower Class

11 Feb, 1942-Spikenard (K 198) – Corvette – Flower Class
6 Sep, 1942-HMCS Raccoon – Armed Yacht – Unknown class
11 Sep, 1942-HMCS Charlottetown (i) (K 244) – Corvette – Flower Class
14 Sep, 1942-Ottawa (H 60) – Destroyer – C

6 Feb, 1943-Louisburg (i) (K 143) – Corvette – Flower Class
22 Feb, 1943-Weyburn (K 173) – Corvette – Flower Class
20 Sep, 1943-St Croix (I 81) – Destroyer – Town
31 Oct, 1943-Chedabucto (J 168) – Minesweeper – Bangor

29 Apr, 1944-HMCS Athabaskan (G 07) – Destroyer – Tribal
7 May, 1944-HMCS Valleyfield (K 329) – Frigate – River
8 Aug, 1944-HMCS Regina (K 234) – Corvette – Flower Class
21 Aug, 1944-HMCS Alberni (K 103) – Corvette – Flower Class
25 Oct, 1944-HMCS Skeena (D 59) – Destroyer – A
25 Nov, 1944-HMCS Shawinigan (K 136) – Corvette – Flower Class
24 Dec, 1944-HMCS Clayoquot (J 174) – Minesweeper – Bangor

22 Feb, 1945-HMCS Trentonian (K 368) – Corvette – Flower Class(rev.)
17 Mar, 1945-HMCS Guysborough (J 52) – Minesweeper – Bangor
16 Apr, 1945-HMCS Esquimalt (J 272) – Minesweeper – Bangor

(source: http://uboat.net/allies/warships/war_losses.html?navy=HMCS)

There were a number of types of vessels in the RCN fleet including:

Armed Merchant Cruiser HMCS Prince Robert

Armed Merchant Cruiser HMCS Prince Robert

HMCS Anticosti

HMCS Anticosti

Black and White Photo of HMCS Uganda

HMCS Uganda-The light cruiser of the Ceylon class.

Castle Class Corvette HMCS Arnprior

Castle Class Corvette HMCS Arnprior

Destroyer of the Tribal class HMCS Haida (G 63)

Destroyer of the Tribal class
HMCS Haida (G 63)

The armed yacht HMCS Raccoon

The armed yacht HMCS Raccoon

Frigate of the Loch class HMCS Loch Morlich (K 517)

Frigate of the Loch class
HMCS Loch Morlich (K 517)

Image source: Uboat.net

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Royal Canadian Navy of World War II - Ships Lost
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During World War II, Canada fielded 341 fighting ships. Of that number 21 were lost. The vessels lost included:
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Mysteries of Canada

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