HMCS Wentworth

There has been only one vessel named Wentworth in the Royal Canadian Navy.

HMCS Wentworth (K331) / River-class frigate

Alternatively named for Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, because that name was carried by another Commonwealth ship, HMCS Wentworth was commissioned on 7 December 1943 at Victoria, British Columbia, and arrived at Halifax, Nova Scotia, 25 January 1944. She left for work-ups in Bermuda, but defects forced her to return and the working-up exercises were eventually carried out in St. Margaret’s Bay, Nova Scotia.

In June 1944, she joined Escort Group C-4, and became Senior Officer’s ship in August. HMCS Wentworth remained continuously on convoy duty until February 1945 when she commenced a major refit at Shelburne, Nova Scotia, between 7 March and 9 August 1945.

HMCS Wentworth was paid off on 10 October 1945 to reserve in Bedford Basin, Nova Scotia, and broken up in 1947 at Sydney, Nova Scotia.

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