Yard No. 602

built by John Brown Clydebank in 1943



Yard Number 602, was named ALGONQUIN when launched on Thursday, 02/09/1943 by John Brown Clydebank , for Royal Canadian Navy .

Other names she bore were: Laid doen as VALENTINE, intended KEMPENFELT.

ALGONQUIN was scrapped on 1971

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1943
Ship Type: Destroyer
Tonnage: 1808 tons standard displ
Length: 362.8 feet
Breadth: 35.7 feet
Owner History:
Royal Canadian Navy

Additional Information: Laid down October 1943 as HMS VALENTINE but gifted to Canada and commissioned at Glasgow February 1944. Put into reserve 1946 and then extensively rebuilt in 1953 by Yarrows Ltd, Esquimalt, British Columbia. Paid off April 1st 1970. Scrapped the following year in Taiwan
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