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HMCS NOOTKA (1st) (HMCS NANOOSE) (J35)

HMCS NOOTKA (1st) (HMCS NANOOSE)

The History of the NOOTKA (1st) (HMCS NANOOSE)

HMCS Nootka (J35) was a Fundy-class minesweeper that served in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1938-1945.



She was renamed HMCS Nanoose (J35) in 1943 to allow the unit name Nootka to be used by the destroyer HMCS Nootka (R96).

NOOTKA (1st) (HMCS NANOOSE) Statistical Data

  • Pendant: J35
  • Type: Minesweeper
  • Class: Fundy Class
  • Displacement: 460 tonnes
  • Length: 163 ft
  • Width: 27.4 ft
  • Draught: 14.4 ft
  • Speed: 12 kts
  • Compliment: 3 Officers and 35 Crew
  • Arms: 1-12 pdr
  • Builder: Yarrows Ltd., Victoria B.C.
  • Keel Laid: 01-Feb-38
  • Date Launched: 26-Sep-38
  • Date Commissioned: 06-Dec-38
  • Paid off: 29-Jul-45

Remarks

Renamed Nanoose in 1943

Keywords: HMCS NOOTKA (1st) (HMCS NANOOSE), Her Majesty's Canadian Ship NOOTKA (1st) (HMCS NANOOSE), Canadian Navy Ship, Minesweeper, Fundy Class Class

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