The Royal Canadian Navy
Morton Engineering and Dry Dock Co. (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada)
7 Jun 1941
12 Nov 1941
24 May 1942
6 Jul 1945
Decommissioned 6 July 1945.
Sold into mercantile service in 1946 and renamed Dispina, renamed Dorothea Paxos in 1947, Tanya in 1948 and Medex in 1949. She was listed on Lloyd's Register until 1952.
Notable events involving Ville de Quebec include:
28 Oct 1942
HMCS Alberni (Lt. I.H. Bell, RCNVR) and HMCS Ville de Quebec (T/Lt.Cdr. A.R.E. Coleman, RCNR) together pick up 81 survivors from the British whale factory ship Sourabaya that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day in the North Atlantic in position 54°32'N, 31°02'W by German U-boat U-436
13 Jan 1943
German U-boat U-224 was sunk in the western Mediterranean west of Algiers, in position 36°28'N, 00°49'E, by ramming and depth charges from the Canadian corvette HMCS Ville de Quebec (T/Lt.Cdr. A.R.E. Coleman, RCNR).
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