Frigates (K) Built in WWII

Most recent update: July 9, 2011.


During WWII, five Canadian shipyards built 70 River-class frigates.  If anyone has any corrections or additions to this table, please send them to timcolton@aol.com

CN Name Built for Pennant # Shipbuilder Location Yard # Tons Contracted Completed Service Ended Disposition Later Life
334 Adur/Asheville RN/USN K 269/PG 101 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 155 1,375 6-Oct-41 1-Dec-42 13-Jun-46 Intended for RN but retained by USN Sold 1947 to Argentina as Hercules, later Juan B. Azopardo, struck 1973
335 Annan/Natchez RN/USN K 297/PG 102 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 156 1,375 6-Oct-41 16-Dec-42 29-Jul-47 Intended for RN but retained by USN Sold 1947 to Dominican Republic as Juan Pablo Duarte, later Moineau 1957, scrapped 1959
336 Barle USN/RN PG 103/K 289 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 157 1,375 6-Oct-41 30-Apr-43 27-Feb-46 To RN under lend-lease Returned to USN 1946, scrapped 1946
337 Cuckmere USN/RN PG 104/K 299 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 158 1,375 6-Oct-41 14-May-43 11-Dec-43 To RN under lend-lease, torpedoed Returned to USN 1946, scrapped 1946
338 Evenlode USN/RN PG 105/K 300 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 159 1,375 6-Oct-41 4-Jun-43 8-Mar-46 To RN under lend-lease Returned to USN 1946, scrapped 1946
339 Findhorn USN/RN PG 106/K 301 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 160 1,375 6-Oct-41 25-Jun-43 20-Mar-46 To RN under lend-lease Returned to USN 1947, scrapped 1946
340 Inver USN/RN PG 107/K 302 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 161 1,375 9-Dec-41 19-Jul-43 4-Mar-46 To RN under lend-lease Returned to USN 1946, scrapped 1946
341 Lossie USN/RN PG 108/K 303 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 162 1,375 9-Dec-41 14-Aug-43 26-Jan-46 To RN under lend-lease Returned to USN 1946, sold 1946 as Teti, later Adriatiki 1955, wrecked 1968
342 Parrett USN/RN PG 109/K 304 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 163 1,375 9-Dec-41 31-Aug-43 5-Feb-46 To RN under lend-lease Returned to USN 1946, scrapped 1948
343 Shiel USN/RN PG 110/K 305 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 164 1,375 9-Dec-41 30-Sep-43 4-Mar-46 To RN under lend-lease Returned to USN 1946, scrapped 1946
344 Verdun of Canada RCN K  03 Morton Eng. & D.D.Co.Ltd. Quebec QC 25 1,375 10-Jun-41 11-Sep-43 23-Jan-46 Renamed Dunver 1944, paid off Sold 1948 and used as a breakwater in Oyster Bay BC
345 Cape Breton RCN K 350 Morton Eng. & D.D.Co.Ltd. Quebec QC 26 1,375 10-Jun-41 25-Oct-43 26-Jan-46 Later K 317, paid off Sold 1947 and used as a breakwater in Kelsey Bay BC
346 Outremont RCN K 322 Morton Eng. & D.D.Co.Ltd. Quebec QC 27 1,375 10-Jun-41 27-Nov-43 7-Jun-65 Later K 310, paid off Scrapped 1966
347 Valleyfield RCN K 329 Morton Eng. & D.D.Co.Ltd. Quebec QC 28 1,375 10-Jun-41 7-Dec-43 7-May-44 Torpedoed  
348 Thetford Mines RCN K 459 Morton Eng. & D.D.Co.Ltd. Quebec QC 29 1,375 10-Jun-41 24-May-44 18-Nov-45 Paid off Sold 1947 to a Honduran buyer
349 Joliette RCN K 418 Morton Eng. & D.D.Co.Ltd. Quebec QC 30 1,375 10-Jun-41 14-Jun-44 19-Nov-45 Paid off Sold 1946 to Chile as Iquique, scrapped 1968
350 Cap de la Madeleine RCN K 663 Morton Eng. & D.D.Co.Ltd. Quebec QC 31 1,375 10-Jun-41 30-Sep-44 15-May-65 Later K 317, paid off Scrapped 1966
351 Matane RCN K 444 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 165 1,375 10-Jun-41 22-Oct-43 11-Feb-46 Paid off Sold 1948 and used as a breakwater in Oyster Bay BC
352 Montreal RCN K 319 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 166 1,375 10-Jun-41 12-Nov-43 15-Oct-45 Paid off Scrapped 1947
353 Stormont RCN K 327 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 167 1,375 10-Jun-41 27-Nov-43 9-Nov-45 Paid off Sold 1951 to Aristotle Onassis as Christina, Argo 1978, Christina O 1998, active
354 Grou RCN K 518 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 168 1,375 10-Jun-41 4-Dec-43 17-Jan-46 Paid off Scrapped 1946
371 Saint John RCN K 456 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 169 1,375 10-Jun-41 13-Dec-43 27-Nov-45 Paid off Scrapped 1947
372 Stettler RCN K 681 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 170 1,375 10-Jun-41 7-May-44 31-Aug-66 Sold 1946 but reaccquired as K 311 Scrapped 1967
373 Magog RCN K 673 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 171 1,375 10-Jun-41 7-May-44 14-Oct-44 Torpedoed Scrapped 1947
374 Longueuil RCN K 672 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 172 1,375 10-Jun-41 18-May-44 31-Dec-45 Paid off Sold 1947 and used as a breakwater in Kelsey Bay BC
375 La Hulloise RCN K 668 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 173 1,375 10-Jun-41 20-May-44 16-Jul-45 Paid off Scrapped 1966
376 Eastview RCN K 665 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 174 1,375 10-Jun-41 3-Jun-44 17-Jan-46 Paid off Sold 1947 and used as a breakwater in Oyster Bay BC
377 Beacon Hill RCN K 407 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 91 1,375 10-Jun-41 16-May-44 15-May-65 Later K 302, paid off Scrapped 1968
378 Kokanee RCN K 419 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 92 1,375 10-Jun-41 21-Aug-44 21-Dec-45 Paid off Sold 1948 to India as Pilot Vessel Hooghly
379 St. Catharines RCN K 325 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 80 1,375 10-Jun-41 31-Jul-43 31-Aug-50 Paid off To CCG 1950 as a weather ship, scrapped 1968
380 Waskesiu RCN K 330 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 81 1,375 10-Jun-41 16-Jun-43 29-Jan-46 Paid off Sold 1948 to India as Pilot Vessel Bengal
381 Prince Rupert RCN K 324 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 82 1,375 10-Jun-41 30-Aug-43 15-Jan-46 Paid off Sold 1948 and used as a breakwater at Comox
382 Swansea RCN K 328 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 83 1,375 10-Jun-41 4-Oct-43 14-Oct-66 Later K 306, paid off Scrapped 1967
383 Port Colborne RCN K 326 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 84 1,375 1-Apr-42 15-Nov-43 7-Nov-45 Paid off Scrapped 1947
384 Wentworth RCN K 331 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 85 1,375 1-Apr-42 7-Dec-43 10-Oct-45 Paid off Scrapped 1967
385 New Glasgow RCN K 320 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 86 1,375 1-Apr-42 23-Dec-43 30-Jan-67 Later K 315, paid off Scrapped 1967
386 New Waterford RCN K 321 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 87 1,375 1-Jun-42 21-Jan-44 2-Dec-66 Later K 304, paid off Scrapped 1967
387 Chebogue RCN K 317 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 88 1,375 1-Jun-42 22-Feb-44 10-Apr-44 Torpedoed Scrapped 1948
388 Springhill RCN K 323 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 89 1,375 1-Jun-42 21-Mar-44 1-Dec-45 Paid off Scrapped 1947
389 Orkney RCN K 448 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 90 1,375 1-Jun-42 18-Apr-44 22-Jan-46 Paid off Sold 1950 to Israel as immigrant ship Mivtakh, to Ceylon 1959 as Mahasena, scrapped 1964
491 Kirkland Lake RCN K 337 Morton Eng. & D.D.Co.Ltd. Quebec QC 43 1,375 1-Jun-42 21-Aug-44 14-Dec-45 Paid off Scrapped 1947
492 Charlottetown (II) RCN K 244 Davie & Sons Ltd., Geo. T. Lauzon QC 23 1,375 1-Jun-42 28-Apr-44 25-Mar-47 Paid off Sold 1947 and used as a breakwater in Oyster Bay BC
493 Jonquiere RCN K 318 Davie & Sons Ltd., Geo. T. Lauzon QC 24 1,375 1-Jun-42 10-May-44 23-Sep-66 Paid off Scrapped 1967
494 Levis (II) RCN K 400 Davie & Sons Ltd., Geo. T. Lauzon QC 25 1,375 1-Jun-42 21-Jul-44 15-Feb-46 Paid off Sold 1947 and used as a breakwater in Oyster Bay BC
495 Lauzon RCN K 671 Davie & Sons Ltd., Geo. T. Lauzon QC 26 1,375 1-Jun-42 30-Aug-44 24-May-63 Later K 322, paid off Scrapped 1964
496 Glace Bay RCN K 414 Davie & Sons Ltd., Geo. T. Lauzon QC 27 1,375 1-Jun-42 2-Sep-44 17-Nov-45 Paid off Sold 1946 to Chile as Esmerelda, later Baquedano 1952, scrapped 1960
497 Fort Erie RCN K 670 Davie & Sons Ltd., Geo. T. Lauzon QC 28 1,375 1-Jun-42 27-Oct-44 26-Mar-65 Later K 312, paid off Scrapped 1966
555 Runnymede RCN K 678 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 175 1,375 1-Jun-42 14-Jun-44 19-Jan-46 Paid off Sold 1948 and used as a breakwater in Kelsey Bay BC
556 Lanark RCN K 669 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 176 1,375 1-Jun-42 6-Jul-44 19-Mar-65 Sold 1946 but reaccquired as K 321 Scrapped 1966
557 Antigonish RCN K 661 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 93 1,375 1-Feb-43 4-Jul-44 30-Nov-66 Later K 301, paid off Scrapped 1968
558 St. Stephen RCN K 454 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 94 1,375 1-Feb-43 28-Jul-44 30-Jan-46 Paid off To CCG 1948 as a weather ship, scrapped 1968
559 Capilano RCN K 409 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 95 1,375 1-Feb-43 25-Aug-44 24-Nov-45 Paid off Sold 1947 as Irving Francis M, broke tow and wrecked off Cuba 1953
560 Strathadam RCN K 682 Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 96 1,375 1-Feb-43 29-Jun-44 7-Nov-45 Paid off Sold 1950 to Israel as Misgav, scrapped 1959
561 Pesaquid RCN   Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 97 1,375 1-Feb-43     Cancelled 12/43  
562 Northumberland RCN   Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 98 1,375 1-Feb-43     Cancelled 12/43  
563   RCN   Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 99 1,375 1-Feb-43     Cancelled 12/43  
564 Wulastock RCN   Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 100 1,375 1-Feb-43     Cancelled 12/43  
565 Stone Town RCN K 531 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 177 1,375 1-Feb-43 21-Jul-44 13-Nov-45 Paid off To CCG 1946 as a weather ship, scrapped 1968
566 Hallowell RCN K 666 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 178 1,375 1-Feb-43 8-Aug-44 7-Nov-45 Paid off Sold 1949 to Israel as immigrant ship Sharon 1949, later Misnak 1952, to Ceylon 1959 as Gajabahu, scrapped 1978
567 Royal Mount RCN K 677 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 179 1,375 1-Feb-43 25-Aug-44 17-Nov-45 Paid off Scrapped 1948
568 Poundmaker RCN K 675 Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 180 1,375 1-Feb-43 17-Sep-44 25-Nov-45 Paid off Sold 1947 to Peru as Teniente Ferre, later Ferre 1953, scrapped 1966
569 Tisdale RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 181 1,375 1-Feb-43     Cancelled 12/43  
570 Hardrock RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 182 1,375 1-Feb-43     Cancelled 12/43  
571 Ste. Agathe RCN   Morton Eng. & D.D.Co.Ltd. Quebec QC 44 1,375 1-Feb-43     Cancelled 12/43  
572   RCN   Morton Eng. & D.D.Co.Ltd. Quebec QC 45 1,375 1-Feb-43     Cancelled 12/43  
573 Victoriaville RCN K 684 Davie & Sons Ltd., Geo. T. Lauzon QC 29 1,375 1-Feb-43 11-Nov-44 17-Nov-45 Later K 320, paid off Sold 1966 as dive tender Granby, scrapped 1974
574 Plessiville RCN   Davie & Sons Ltd., Geo. T. Lauzon QC 30 1,375 1-Feb-43     Cancelled 12/43  
575 St. Romauld RCN   Davie & Sons Ltd., Geo. T. Lauzon QC 31 1,375 1-Feb-43     Cancelled 12/43  
576 Toronto RCN K 538 Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 550 1,375 1-Feb-43 6-May-44 14-Apr-56 Later K 319, paid off Sold 1956 to Norway as Garm, later Valkryien 1964, scrapped 1977
577 Ste. Therese RCN K 366 Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 551 1,375 1-Feb-43 28-May-44 30-Jan-67 Later K 309, paid off Scrapped 1967
578 Lasalle RCN K 519 Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 552 1,375 1-Feb-43 29-Jun-44 17-Dec-45 Paid off Sold 1948 and used as a breakwater in Kelsey Bay BC
579 Coaticook RCN K 410 Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 553 1,375 1-Feb-43 25-Jul-44 29-Nov-45 Paid off Scuttled at Powell River 1949, raised and scuttled again off Cape Race 1961
580 St. Pierre RCN K 680 Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 554 1,375 1-Feb-43 22-Aug-44 22-Nov-45 Paid off Sold 1947 to Peru as Teniente Palacios, later Palacios 1953, scrapped 1966
581 Prestonian RCN K 662 Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 555 1,375 1-Feb-43 13-Sep-44 24-Apr-56 Later K 307, paid off Sold 1956 to Norway as Troll, later Horten, scrapped 1972
582 Sea Cliff RCN K 344 Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 556 1,375 1-Feb-43 26-Sep-44 28-Nov-45 Paid off Sold 1946 to Chile as Covadonga, scrapped 1968
583 Penetang RCN K 676 Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 557 1,375 1-Feb-43 19-Oct-44 25-Jan-56 Later K 316, paid off Sold 1956 to Norway as Draug, scrapped 1966
584 Buckingham RCN K 685 Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 558 1,375 1-Feb-43 2-Nov-44 23-Mar-65 Later K 314, paid off Scrapped 1966
585 Inch Arran RCN K 667 Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 559 1,375 1-Feb-43 18-Nov-44 23-Jun-65 Sold 1946 but reaccquired as K 308 Scrapped 1970
586 SUSSexvale RCN K 683 Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 560 1,375 1-Feb-43 29-Nov-44 16-Nov-45 Sold 1946 but reaccquired as K 313 Scrapped 1967
587 Carlplace RCN K 664 Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 561 1,375 1-Feb-43 13-Dec-44 13-Nov-45 Paid off Sold 1946 to Dominican Republic as Presidente Trujillo 1946, later Mella 1962
588 Foster RCN   Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 562 1,375 1-Feb-43     Cancelled 12/43  
589 Megantic RCN   Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 563 1,375 1-Feb-43     Cancelled 12/43  
635 Alexandria RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 183         Cancelled 12/43  
636 Alvington RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 184         Cancelled 12/43  
637 Henryville RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 185         Cancelled 12/43  
638   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 186         Cancelled 12/43  
639   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 187         Cancelled 12/43  
640   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 188         Cancelled 12/43  
641   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 189         Cancelled 12/43  
642   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 190         Cancelled 12/43  
643   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 191         Cancelled 12/43  
644   RCN   Morton Eng. & D.D.Co.Ltd. Quebec QC 46         Cancelled 12/43  
645   RCN   Morton Eng. & D.D.Co.Ltd. Quebec QC 47         Cancelled 12/43  
646   RCN   Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 101         Cancelled 12/43  
647   RCN   Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 102         Cancelled 12/43  
648   RCN   Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 103         Cancelled 12/43  
649   RCN   Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 104         Cancelled 12/43  
650   RCN   Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 105         Cancelled 12/43  
651   RCN   Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 106         Cancelled 12/43  
652   RCN   Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 107         Cancelled 12/43  
653   RCN   Yarrows Ltd. Esquimalt BC 108         Cancelled 12/43  
654   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 192         Cancelled 12/43  
655   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 193         Cancelled 12/43  
656   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 194         Cancelled 12/43  
657 Unknown RCN   Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 564         Cancelled 12/43  
658 Lingabar RCN   Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 565         Cancelled 12/43  
659 St. Edouard RCN   Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 566         Cancelled 12/43  
660 Unknown RCN   Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 567         Cancelled 12/43  
661 Shipton RCN   Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 568         Cancelled 12/43  
662 St. Agathe RCN   Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 569         Cancelled 12/43  
663 Westbury RCN   Davie Shipbuilding & Repair Co. Lauzon QC 570         Cancelled 12/43  
690   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 195         Cancelled 12/43  
691   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 196         Cancelled 12/43  
692   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 197         Cancelled 12/43  
693   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 198         Cancelled 12/43  
694   RCN   Canadian Vickers Ltd. Montreal QC 199         Cancelled 12/43  
    RCN   Davie & Sons Ltd., Geo. T. Lauzon QC 32         Cancelled 12/43  
    RCN   Davie & Sons Ltd., Geo. T. Lauzon QC 33         Cancelled 12/43  
    RCN   Davie & Sons Ltd., Geo. T. Lauzon QC 34         Cancelled 12/43