The History of the IRONBOUND

Originally built for the RN, she was loaned to the RCN, though never commissioned into the RCN; and was manned by RN personnel. After the war she was returned to the RN. Sold to civilian use 19 March 1946.

IRONBOUND Statistical Data

  • Pendant: T284
  • Type: A/S Trawler
  • Class: Western Isles Class
  • Displacement: 530 tonnes
  • Length: 164 ft
  • Width: 27.7 ft
  • Draught: 8.6 ft
  • Speed: 12 kts
  • Compliment: 4 Officers and 36 Crew
  • Arms: 1-12Pdr, 3-20mm
  • Builder: Kingston Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Kingston, Ont
  • Keel Laid: 07-Oct-41
  • Date Launched: 14-Jan-42
  • Date Commissioned: 16-Oct-42
  • Paid off: 17-Jun-45

Keywords: HMCS IRONBOUND, Royal Canadian Navy Ship, A/S Trawler, Western Isles Class Class