NAVY HISTORY - Ships - Corvettes

HMCS ALBERNI


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The Canadian West Coast became a ship building powerhouse during the Second World War for both Naval and merchant ships. Additional information regarding the construction, record and ultimate fate of these ships will be added to these pages as this project progresses with current information available through the links listed below.

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HMCS ALBERNI

Builder: Yarrows Ltd., Esquimalt, British Columbia

Construction Started: April 19, 1940

Launched: August 22, 1940

Commissioned :February 4, 1941

Pennant #: K103 :February 4, 1941

Entire Career service on West Coast

Decommissioned :21 August 1944

Paid Off August 21, 1944

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Specifications
HMCS COURTENAY

Displacement: 925 long tons (940 t; 1,036 short tons)

Length: 205 ft (62.48 m) o/a

Beam: 33 ft (10.06 m)

Draught: 11.5 ft (3.51 m)

single shaft 2 × fire tube Scotch boilers 1 × 4-cycle triple-expansion reciprocating steam engine 2,750 ihp (2,050 kW)

Speed: 16 knots (29.6 km/h)

Compliment: 85

Armarments:
1 × BL 4-inch (101.6 mm) Mk.IX single gun
2 × .50 cal machine gun (twin)
2 × Lewis .303 cal machine gun (twin)
2 × Mk.II depth charge throwers
2 × depth charge rails with 40 depth charges

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Sources

Cite Article : Reference: www.navyhistory/sections/Ships/Minesweepers/HMCS_Courtenay.html

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