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HMCS TIMMINS


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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 TIMMINS

Builder: Yarrow Shipbuilders, Esquimalt, British Columbia

Construction Started: 14 December 1940

Launched: 26 June 1941

Commissioned: 10 February 1942

Pennant #: K223

Atlantic 1942–45

Decommissioned: Sold in 1948 as mercantile ship named Guayaquil.

Lost on 3 August 1960

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Specifications
HMCS TIMMINS

Displacement: 950 long tons (970 t; 1,060 short tons)

Length: 205 ft 1 in (62.51 m)o/a

Beam: 33 ft 1 in (10.08 m)

Draught: 13 ft 5 in (4.09 m)

Propulsion: 2750ihp 4-cylinder Triple expansion engine with 2 Scotch marine boilers

Speed: 16 kn (30 km/h)

Compliment: 85 (6 officers)

Armarments:
1 × BL 4 in (102 mm) Mk.IX single gun
1 × 2-pounder (pom-pom)
2 × 0.5 (50 cal) machine guns
4 × 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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