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HMCS LLOYD GEORGE (J279)

HMCS LLOYD GEORGE

The History of the LLOYD GEORGE

Built at Chantier Maritime de St. Laurent, Ile d'Orleans, Que., she was commissioned at Quebec City on August 24, 1942. She was assigned to Halifax Local Defence Force, and spent her wartime career on precautionary sweeps of the Halifax approaches. After the war she served as guard vessel for the reserve flee, but was paid off on July 16, 1948. She was sold in 1949.

LLOYD GEORGE Statistical Data

  • Pendant: J279
  • 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: Chantier Maritime de St. Laurent, Ile de Orleans, PQ
  • Keel Laid:
  • Date Launched:
  • Date Commissioned: 24-Aug-42
  • Paid off: 16-Jul-48

Remarks

Sold 1959

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

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