Damaged HMCS Assiniboine in Newfoundland Canada

HMCS Assiniboine

The damaged Canadian HMCS Assiniboine heads for the port marina in Newfoundland, Canada on August 9, 1942.
Damage to the HMCS Assiniboine was received during the battle of the destroyer with the German U-210 submarine on August 6, 1942 – the nose is bent as a result of a submarine ram; Assiniboine destroyer also fired from a 20-mm anti-aircraft gun of U-210, after which a fire broke out on the destroyer.

On the bow of the Assiniboine destroyer is a group of naval officers led by Rear-Admiral Leonard Murray inspect the ship’s damage.

Source of HMCS Assiniboine: Canadian Department of Defense.

Location: Newfoundland, Canada
Photo Time: August 9, 1942

In : 1942

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