HMCS Margaree (H49)

Casualty List

Navy: Royal Canadian Navy
Type: Destroyer
Class:
Pennant: H 49 
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 
Complement: 190
Lost: 22 Oct, 1940 (Cdr. J. W. R. Roy, RCN.) was sunk in the North Atlantic while escorting convoy OL-8, in position (approx.) (5400'N,02000'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

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