HMCS Athabaskan

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  1. canuck

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    April 29, 1944

    HMCS Athabaskan was torpedoed in the English Channel, 128 sailors killed from a crew of 261. 83 were taken prisoner and 44 were rescued by Haida.
    She was torpedoed by a German destroyer in the English Channel off the coast of Brittany on April 29, 1944, while covering a mine-laying operation along with its sister ship, HMCS Haida.

    A painful reminder

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