HMCS Assiniboine (I18)
|Navy:||Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by:||J.S. White & Co. (Cowes, U.K.)|
|Laid down:||18 Oct, 1930|
|Launched:||29 Oct, 1931|
|Commissioned:||19 Oct, 1939|
|End service:||8 Aug, 1945|
Following refit, Assiniboine was assigned to North Atlantic convoy Escort Group C-3 escorting convoys HX-221 and ONS-163
On 2 March 1943 Assiniboine was damaged by her own depth charges during a battle with U-119. She made Liverpool on 7 March and took 3 months to repair.
On 14 February 1945 Assiniboine collided with merchant ship Empire Bond in the English Channel. She made Sheerness for repairs and was operational again in early March.
Decommissioned on 8 August 1945.
Capt. G.C. Jones, RCN
Capt. C.R. Taylor, RCN
Capt. L.W. Murray, RCN
A/Lt.Cdr. J.H. Stubbs, RCN
Lt. R.L. Hennessy, RCN
Lt.Cdr. E.P. Tisdall
Cdr. K.F. Adams, RCN
A/Lt.Cdr. R.P. Welland, DSC, RCN
A/Lt.Cdr. R.L. Hennessy, DSC, RCN
Cdr. E.L. Armstrong, RCN
HMS Kemperfelt (i) transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy at Devonport on 19 October 1939.