Canadian “Chilliwack” corvette floats along the coast

Chilliwack corvette

The Canadian Chilliwack Corvette (HMCS Chilliwack) sails along the coast.

“Chilliwack” corvette Onboard number K131, class – Flower. Built in Canada.
The Chilliwack Corvette began construction on July 3, 1940, launched on September 3, 1940, accepted into the Canadian Navy on April 8, 1941.

The Chilioke Corvette was used in the North Atlantic to escort Allied naval convoys between Halifax and the Western approaches (convoys SC, ON, HX, ONS). Participated in the sinking of the German U-356 submarine.

The Chilliwack Corvette was withdrawn from the Canadian Navy in 1946.



Location: Atlantic
Photo date: 1942

In : 1942

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