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HMCS ST. JOSEPH (J359)

HMCS ST. JOSEPH

The History of the ST. JOSEPH

Built at Newcastle Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Nanaimo, B.C., she was commissioned at Nanaimo on May 24, 1944. She spent her wartime career on Esquimalt and Prince Rupert Force, being paid off on November 8, 1945. She was sold in 1947.

ST. JOSEPH Statistical Data

  • Pendant: J359
  • 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: Newcastle S/B Co. Ltd. Nanaimo, BC
  • Keel Laid:
  • Date Launched:
  • Date Commissioned: 24-May-44
  • Paid off: 08-Nov-45

Remarks

She was named after the former municipality of Saint Joseph, Quebec which is now part of the city of Drummondville.

Keywords: HMCS ST. JOSEPH, Her Majesty's Canadian Ship ST. JOSEPH, Canadian Navy Ship, Minesweeper, Llewellyn Class

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