9 février 1942 – l’Alysse

« On loan from Royal Navy since 17 June 1941.
On 9 February 1942 she was torpedoed and sunk in the North Atlantic, about 420 nautical miles east of Cape Race, Canada in approximate position 46º00’N, 44º00’W by the German submarine U-654 while escorting convoy ON-60.
68 Of her crew went down with the ship there were 117 survivors which includes the wounded commanding officer (Lieutenant De Vaisseau Jacques Pepin-Le Halleur) and were resued by Hepatica and Moose Jaw. »

Saint-Pierrais, engagés volontaires à bord de l’Alysse

  • Joseph Vigneau – 28 ans
  • Jean Boudreau – 18 ans
  • René Lemaine –
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1918 : Fishing Schooner Sunk By Submarine

Fishing Schooner Sunk By Submarine
Crew of J.J. Flaherty Landed at St. Pierre Miquelon
Replace Lost Trawlers
[27 / 08 / 1918 : Manitoba Free Press]

Gloucester1, Mass., Aug. 26. Sinking of the Gloucester fishing schooner, J. J. Flaherty, by a German submarine, was reported in a message received here by the owners from Capt. Chas. T. Gregory, who, with his crew of 24, have landed safely at St. Pierre, Miquelon. Capt. Gregory did not tell where or when his vessel was sent down, the message merely stating « torpedoed, all hands saved and at St. Pierre. » It was …

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