For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

HMCS CHIGNECTO 160

HMCS Chignecto 160

DND/RCN photo

 

Laid down: 22 Oct 1955

Launched: 17 Nov 1956

Commissioned: 01 Aug 1957

Paid off: 19 Dec 1998

Fate: Broken up after 1998

 

Built by G.T. Davie & Sons, Lauzon, she was commissioned on 01 Aug 1957, and with her sisters, formed part of the Training Group Pacific until paid off on 19 Dec 1998. Sold to Budget Steel of Victoria, she was scrapped shortly thereafter.

 

Commanding Officers

LCdr R.C.K. Peers, RCN - 01 Aug 1957 - 10 Mar 1958

LCdr Channing Deacon Gillis, RCN - 11 Mar 1958 - 03 Nov 1959

LCdr J.I. Manore, RCN - 04 Nov 1959 - 10 Sep 1961

LCdr D.G. Wales, RCN - 11 Sep 19 61 - 25 Jul 19 63

LCdr Eric Arthur Makin, RCN - 26 Jul 1953 - unk

Lt Marsh Brock Dempster - 14 Apr 1969 - unk

Lt John W. Alexander - 15 Apr 1970

LCdr Gerry H. Gadd - 1979 - unk

LCdr John Scott Dewar - 1989- unk

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Bruce, William Ernest

____-2007

 

 

 

 

C-D

Cormier, Clarence Noel

1938-2016

Dewar, John Scott

1951-2016

Commanding Officer - 1989

 

 

 

G-H

Gadd, Gerry

____-____

Commanding Officer

1979

 

 

 

 

M-N

McIntyre, Earl L.

1934-2016

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Bakody, David, ABEM, RCNR - 1967 

McDougall, Keith, LSEM2, Apr 1967 - Oct 1967   

 

 

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