She was commanded by eight different officers, one of whom was J. Description[ edit ] Timmins was laid down by Yarrows Ltd.
The system was outdated but was the best system available to the Canadian Navy oprt the time. After the refit she continued operations with WLEF until the end of the war.
Type A could detect the distance to underwater sounds but could not determine the depth. Twin 0.
Depth charges were used for anti-submarine warfare which were rolled from salone escort stern through two ports or thrown from four launchers near the stern. She was decommissioned in July and anchored at Sorel, Quebec for disposal. The U-boat torpedoed and sunk the British merchant Empire Sailor. She served in this capacity until 3 August when she foundered and sank off the coast of Ecuador.
In she was sold as a mercantile carrier and renamed Guayaquil. The badge that Timmins chose was displayed on the front of the bridge and was a stylized smug cat clutching a u-boat in its paw.
In October she along with five other corvettes were transferred to the east coast travelling via the Panama Canal. After the crisis of six additional ships were ordered.
She was commissioned for active duty on 11 September She was registered under a Honduran flag of convenience. Fitness escort sydney technology was deed in for armed trawlers and minesweepers of the Royal Navy. She was identical to the original corvettes except that pkrt had no minesweeping gear and her bridge wings were extended.