Wednesday, April 29, 2015

29 April 1944 A.D. HMCS ATHABASKAN (G-07) Sunk by German Torpedo Boat (t-24)—83 Sailors Captured by Germans & 44 Rescued by RCN Sailors



29 April 1944 A.D. HMCS ATHABASKAN (G-07) Sunk by German Torpedo Boat (t-24)—83 Sailors Captured by Germans & 44 Rescued by RCN Sailors

April 29, 1944  The Tribal Class destroyer HMCS Athabaskan (G07) is torpedoed and sunk by German torpedo boat T-24 in Bay of Biscay with the loss of 128;  83 crew members are captured and 44 members are rescued. 

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