Canadian “Chambley” corvette in the harbor

Chambley corvette

Canadian Chambley Corvette (HMCS Chambley) in the harbor.

Chambley Corvette – Board number K116, class – Flower.
Chambley Corvette was built in Canada. Construction began on February 20, 1940, launched on July 29, 1940, adopted by the Canadian Navy on December 18, 1940.

The Chambley Corvette was used in the North Atlantic to escort Allied naval convoys between Halifax and Western approaches (SC, ON, HX, KMS, MKS, ONS).
The Chambley Corvette was the first in the Canadian Navy to sink a U-501 German submarine on May 12, 1941, accompanied by the convoy SC42.

Chambley Corvette removed from the Canadian Navy in 1952.

Location: Atlantic
Photo date: 1941

In : 1941

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