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HMCS COQUITLAM (J364)

HMCS COQUITLAM

The History of the COQUITLAM

Built at Newcastle Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Nanaimo, BC, she was commission at Nanaimo on July 25, 1944. She was employed out of Esquimalt on Esquimalt and Prince Rupert Force until the end of the war. Coquitlam was sold for civilian use in 1946 and re-named Wilcox. She ran aground at Carleton Point, Anticosti Island in June 1954.

COQUITLAM Statistical Data

  • Pendant: J364
  • Type: Minesweeper
  • Class: Llewellyn
  • Displacement: 228 tonnes
  • Length: 119.3 ft
  • Width: 22 ft
  • Draught: 8.7 ft
  • Speed: 12 kts
  • Compliment: 3 Officers and 20 Crew
  • Arms: 4 - .5" m.g. (2XII)
  • Builder: Newcastle S/B Co. Ltd. Nanaimo, BC
  • Keel Laid:
  • Date Launched:
  • Date Commissioned: 25-Jul-44
  • Paid off: 30-Nov-45

Remarks

Coquitlam was sold for civilian use in 1946 and re-named Wilcox.

Keywords: HMCS COQUITLAM, Her Majesty's Canadian Ship COQUITLAM, Canadian Navy Ship, Minesweeper, Llewellyn Class

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