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HMCS FUNDY (2nd) (145)

HMCS FUNDY (2nd)

The History of the FUNDY (2nd)

Built by the Saint John Dry Dock Co., she was commissioned on March 19, 1954, and paid off March 31, the date of her transfer to the French Navy, which re-named her La Dunkerquoise.

After service in the French Navy, La Dunkerquoise was sunk as a live fire target in 2500 meters of water 22 miles off the coast of Dumbéa, New Caledonia on 20 December 1986.

FUNDY (2nd) Statistical Data

  • Pendant: 145
  • Type: Minesweeper
  • Class: Bay
  • Displacement: 390 tonnes
  • Length: 152 ft
  • Width: 28 ft
  • Draught: 8 ft
  • Speed: 16 kts
  • Compliment: 3 Officers and 35 Crew
  • Arms: 1 - 40MM
  • Builder: SAINT JOHN DRY DOCK AND SHIPBUILDING CO. LTD., SAINT JOHN, NB
  • Keel Laid: 19-Jun-51
  • Date Launched: 09-Dec-53
  • Date Commissioned: 19-Mar-54
  • Paid off: 31-Mar-54

Remarks

TRANSFERRED TO THE FRENCH NAVY 31 MAR 54. RENAMED LA DUNKERQUOISE.

Keywords: HMCS FUNDY (2nd), Her Majesty's Canadian Ship FUNDY (2nd), Canadian Navy Ship, Minesweeper, Bay Class

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