HMCS NOOTKA (1st) (HMCS NANOOSE) (J35)
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
Renamed Nanoose in 1943