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HMCS GASPE (2nd) (143)

HMCS GASPE (2nd)

The History of the GASPE (2nd)


Built by the Davie Shipbuilding Co., Lauzon, she was commissioned on December 5, 1953, and paid off on August 22, 1957. She was transferred to the Turkish Navy, which re-named her Trabzon, on March 31, 1958.

GASPE (2nd) Statistical Data

  • Pendant: 143
  • 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: DAVIE SHIPBUILDING AND REPAIRING CO. LTD, LAUZON, QUE
  • Keel Laid: 21-Mar-51
  • Date Launched: 12-Nov-51
  • Date Commissioned: 05-Dec-53
  • Paid off: 22-Aug-57

Remarks

TRANSFERRED TO THE TURKISH NAVY 22 AUG 57. RENAMED TRABZON.

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

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