HMCS Prince Rupert (K 324)


Navy:........................... The Royal Canadian Navy

Type:........................... Frigate

Class:.......................... River

Penant:........................ K 324

Built by:....................... Yarrows Ltd. (Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada

Laid down:.................. 1st August, 1942

Launched:................... 3rd February, 1943

Commissioned:........... 30th August, 1943

Displacement:............. 1370 BRT

Length:........................ 301 feet

Complement:............... 140 men

Armament:................... 2 x 4" guns (2x1)

....................................10 x 20mm guns (2x2, 6x1)

Maximum speed:..........20 Knots

Engines:...................... 2 shaft Reciprocating (4 cyl. V.T.E.)

Power:......................... I.H.P.  5.500

End of service:............ 15th January, 1946

 

Decommissioned 15th January 1946.  Reported sunk as a breakwater at Royston, British Columbia.  Some of the ship is still visible.

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