HMCS Margaree (H49)
|Navy:||Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by:||Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co., Ltd. (Jarrow-on-Tyne, U.K.)|
|Laid down:||12 Jun, 1931|
|Launched:||16 Jun, 1932|
|Commissioned:||6 Sep, 1940|
|Lost:||22 Oct, 1940 (Cdr.
J. W. R. Roy, RCN.) was sunk in the North Atlantic while escorting
convoy OL-8, in position (approx.) (54°00'N,020°00'W) after a collision
with the freighter Port Fairy.
142 of her crew were lost with the ship.
|History:||Transferred from the Royal Navy on 6
September 1940, was former HMS Diana.(H49) She was transferred to replace HMCS
Fraser but was herself sunk soon after transfer.
|Former name:||HMS Diana|