Canadian Weyburn Corvette goes to sea

Weyburn Corvette

Battle of the Atlantic: Canadian Weyburn Corvette (HMCS Weyburn) goes to sea.

Weyburn Corvette – Board number K173, class – Flower.
Weyburn Corvette was being built in Canada.
Weyburn Corvette – construction began on December 21, 1940, launched on July 26, 1941, and was admitted to the Canadian Navy on November 26, 1941.

The Weyburn Corvette was used in the North Atlantic to escort Allied naval convoys between Halifax and the Western approaches.

The Weyburn Corvette was blown up by a mine on February 22, 1943, west of the Strait of Gibraltar.

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