HMCS Hamilton (I24)
|Built by:||Fore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down:||17 Aug, 1918|
|Launched:||21 Dec, 1918|
|Commissioned:||23 Sep, 1940|
|End service:||6 Jul, 1941 Transferred to Royal Canadian Navy|
the USN. to the Royal Navy on 23 September 1940.
Collided with HMS Georgetown on 1 October 1940 while they were en-route to Britain.
The ship headed back to St.John's, Newfoundland and was further damaged by grounding. After repairs she was commissioned by the Royal Canadian Navy on 6 July 1941.