HMCS Assiniboine I (ship)

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HMCS Assiniboine I (ship)

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1930 - 1945


Built as HMS Kempenfelt in 1930, HMCS Assiniboine was transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy in 1939 and served as a destroyer during WWII. Under the command of LCDR John Stubbs, the Assiniboine rammed and sank U-210 off Newfoundland in 1942. She was paid off in 1945 and went aground on Prince Edward Island while under tow to a breaker’s yard in Baltimore, Maryland.


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