German submarine U-190 wich sunk the HMCS Esquimalt

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Ships sunk in Canada by German submarines in the gulf and the St-Laurent river during the war 1939-45.
No. Date from the cast ship Name Origin Touched place Submarine
1 May 11, 1942 SS Nicoya Britain Cloridorme, Gaspésie U-553
2 May 12, 1942 SS Leto Dutchman Cloridorme, Gaspésie U-553
3 July 3 1942 SS Dinaric unknown factor Cape Cat, Gaspésie U-132
4 July 6 1942 SS Hainaut Britain Cape Cat, Gaspésie U-132
5 July 6 1942 SS Anastasios Greek Cape Cat, Gaspésie U-132
6 July 1942 Frederika Lensen * Britain Large Valley, Gaspésie U-132
7 August 27, 1942 US Chatam The United States Belle Isle U-517
8 August 28, 1942 US Arlyn The United States Belle Isle U-517
9 August 28, 1942 US Laramie * The United States Belle Isle U-165
10 Sept. 3 1942 SS Donald Stewart Canadian Gaspé U-517
11 Sept.6 1942 SS Areas/font > Greek Gaspé U-517
12 Sept. 7 1942 HMCS Racoon RCN Yacht River Madeleine, Gaspésie U-165
13 sept. 7 1942 SSMount Pimpus Greek Gaspé U-517
14 Sept. 7 1942 SS Taygetus Greek Gaspé U-517
15 Sept. 7 1942 SS Oakton Canadian Gaspé U-517
16 Sept.11 1942 HMCS Chartottetown Canadian corvette Cape Cat, Gaspésie U-517
17 Sept.15 1942 SS Satumus Dutchman Cape Desrosiers, Gaspésie U-517
18 sept.15 1942 SS Inger Elisabeth Norwegian Cape Desrosiers, Gaspésie U-517
19 Sept. 16 1942 SS Joannis Greek Méchins, Gaspésie U-517
20 Oct. 9, 1942 SS Essex Launches * Britain Méchins, Gaspésie U-517
21 Oct. 9, 1942 SS Carolus Finnish Britanique- Métis, Gaspésie U-517
22 Oct. 11, 1942 SS Waterton Canadian barge Strait of Cabot unknown
23 Oct. 14, 1942 SS Caribou Canadian cross bar Strait of Cabot unknown
24 Oct. 14, 1944 HMCS Magog * Canadian frigate Pointe des Monts U-1223
25 Nov. 2, 1944 SS Fort Tompson * Canadian Matane, Gaspésie unknown
26 Nov. 25, 1944 HMCS Shawinigan Canadian corvette Strait of Cabot unknown
27 Dec. 24 1944 HMCS Clayoquot Minesweeper Halifax unknown
28 April 18, 1945 HMCS Esquimalt Minesweeper Halifax U-190

* Ship reached but noncast


CANADIAN SHIPS LOST AT SEA

HMCS Arm Of gold

Crew 30 people

Shipwreck

St-Laurent Gulf

October 10, 1940

30 disappeared

HMCS Chedabucto

Crew 25 people

Collision

River St-Laurent (St-Siméon)

October 21, 1943

1 dead

HMCS Otter

Équipage 41 people

Sets fire to

Halifax

March 26 1941

19 dead

HMCS Fraser

Crew, 172 people

Collision

Point-of-Curve, France

June 25 1940

46 disappeared among the crew

plus 13 sailors from Royal Navy

HMCS Margaree

Crew, 176 people

Atlantic

Collision

October 22 1940

142 dead

HMCS Skeena

Crew 41 people

Storm

Videy Island, Reyksavik, Iceland

October 25 1944

15 dead

HMCS Windflower

Crew 85 people

Collision

Close to St-Jean Newfoundland

December 7 1941

23 dead

MTB # 460

Undermines

July 2 1944

11 dead

Sources: Naval museum of Quebec


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