H.M.C.S. Skeena (1930)

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H.M.C.S. Skeena (1930)
Pendant Number: D59
Builder: John I. Thornycroft & Company
Laid down: 14 Oct, 1929
Launched: 10 Oct, 1930
Commissioned: 10 Jun, 1931[1]
Wrecked: 25 Oct, 1944
H.M.C.S. Skeena was one of eleven "A" Class destroyers completed, and one of two which went to the Royal Canadian Navy.


Commissioned at Portsmouth on 10 June, 1931.[2]


See Also


  1. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 296.
  2. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 296.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1931). p. 296.
  4. The Navy List. (January, 1933). p. 299.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1934). p. 299.

"A" and "B" Class Destroyer
"A" Class Leader
  Acasta Achates Active Antelope  
  Anthony Ardent Arrow Acheron  
Canadian Destroyers
  Saguenay Skeena  
"B" Class Leader
  Basilisk Beagle Blanche Boadicea  
  Boreas Brazen Brilliant Bulldog  
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