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Name Official number Flag IMO
HUNTSVILLE    CAN   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1944  24/02/1944  15/06/1944 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Corvette  Steel Screw Steamer 1 Mast 
Builder Yard Yard no
Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon   451 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 1010 disp 252 ft 0 in  36 ft 8 in    14 ft 0 in 
Engine builder Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., Troon
Engine detail
2 screw. Steam reciprocating 2880 ihp, 16.5 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Royal Canadian Navy     
Other names
1947 WELLINGTON KENT - 1951 BELLE ISLE II 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
Corvette, Castle Class - K.499
Laid down as Woolvesey Castle 1/6/1943, transferred to the Canadian Navy in 1943 and renamed Huntsville.
? reengined by Enterprise Engineering and Foundry, San Francisco 
Remarks
see also: http://forums.clydemaritime.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=7844
 
End year Fate / Status
1960  Collision 19/08/1960 
Disposal Detail
In collision with ms Holmside near Trois Rivieres, grounded and burnt out. 
 

 



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