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Ship ClassIsles-class Trawler
Hull NumberT274
BuilderCollingwood Shipyards Ltd., Collingwood, Ontario, Canada
Laid Down9 Oct 1941
Launched1 Apr 1942
Commissioned8 Oct 1942
Decommissioned17 Jun 1945
Displacement545 tons standard
Length164 feet
Beam28 feet
Draft11 feet
MachinerySingle triple expansion reciprocating engine, rated at 850ihp
Speed12 knots
Armament1x76mm QF 12-pdr gun, 3x20mm Oerlikon cannon, 30 depth charges


ww2dbaseHMCS Anticosti was commissioned into Canadian service to combat the German submarine threat. After the war, she was returned to the British Roayl Navy and was sold into the civilian market in 1946.

Last Major Revision: Nov 2011


HMCS Anticosti, date unknown

Anticosti Operational Timeline

8 Aug 1941 The construction for trawler Anticosti was ordered.
9 Oct 1941 The keel of trawler Anticosti was laid down.
1 Apr 1942 Trawler Anticosti was launched.
8 Oct 1942 Trawler Anticosti was commissioned into service.
21 Jul 1943 Canadian trawler HMCS Anticosti completed her refit at Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada.
17 Jun 1945 Trawler Anticosti was decommissioned from Canadian service and was returned to the British Royal Navy.

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