NAVY HISTORY - Ships - Corvettes

HMCS EDMUNDSON


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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 EDMUNDSON

Builder: Yarrows Ltd., Esquimalt, British Columbia.

Construction Started: August 23, 1940

Launched: February 22, 1941

Commissioned :October 21, 1941

Pennant #: K106

Atlantic 1942–45, Biscay 1943-44

Decommissioned :June 16, 1945

Sold for mercantile use

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Specifications
HMCS EDMUNDSTON

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)

Propulsion:Single shaft 2 × fire tube Scotch boilers 1 × 4-cylinder triple-expansion reciprocating steam engine

Speed: 16 knots (29.6 km/h)

Compliment: 85

Armarments:
1 × BL 4-inch (101.6 mm) Mk.IX single gun
2 × twin .50 cal machine guns
2 × twin Lewis .303 cal machine guns
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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