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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1930 : Foreign Office, S.W.1. Correspondance Whiskard – Smith

Foreign Office, S.W.1.
15th December, 1930
(W 12824/9189/17)

Dear Whiskard,  (G.G. Whiskard, Esq, C.B.)

We have been carefully considering your letter of November 28th which enclosed the record of a conversation which you had with Sir Richard Squires, prior to his departure for Newfoundland, on the question of St. Pierre and Miquelon.

There seems to be no doubt that just possibly these islands may lead to a very unpleasant inter-Dominion squabble, and that the situation wants careful consideration. We accordingly had the treaty position examined, and I enclose herein a memorandum on the subject.

You will see from this …

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