A total of twelve merchant vessels ed the convoy, either at Quebec City or later in the short voyage. Views Read Edit View history.
Sunk by U Thirty-four of the crew of thirty-eight escaped the vessel. Namespaces Article Talk. Lawrence ports. As with other convoys in the early weeks of the Battle of the St. United Kingdom.
U was caught in the illumination. Atthe noise from U ' s diesels was picked up by Drummondville ' s asdic.
Their arrival was delayed, as they were already covering convoy SQ transiting the Gulf of St. Following the attacks, all independent sailings were cancelled and the QS-SQ convoy system was adopted. A heavy fog covered the area as the minesweeper sought to form them into a convoy and Drummondville lost contact with three of them.
As U dived, the submarine encountered a variable density layer within the water, keeping the submarine from dropping to a safe depth. Lawrence ports. Dinaric was carrying steel and timber.
Retrieved 24 May Lawrence River and Gulf of St. It entered the Gulf of St. At Mont-Joli, Quebec a training airfield was clear of fog, but training aircraft of No. Once he discovered the Fairmile was no longer with the drummondvillr, the distance between the two torpedoed ships led Lieutenant Fraser to believe two U-boats were operating against the convoy. U withdrew into shallower waters drummondvil,e submerged, resting on the bottom of the St.
As with other convoys in the early weeks of the Battle of the St. The convoy was attacked in the early weeks of the Battle of the St.
At Mont-Joli, Quebec a training airfield was clear of fog, but training aircraft of No. Royal Canadian Navy. On hearing the Dinaric explosion, Drummondville raced towards the sinking ship, firing a star shell. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes file.
Lawrencein the St. The patrol spotted Dinaric still afloat with the ship's survivors in the water. Teardrop Point Judith.
Add links. Drummondville meanwhile had been attempting to gather the merchants into a convoy again against what he believed to be the threat of a second submarine. The convoy sailing formation was two rows of five followed by one row of two merchant vessels. The minesweeper Chedabucto and the armed yacht Drummndville were dispatched to aid Drummondville in defending the convoy.
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Date 5—8 July Sunk escortse U Drummondville dropped three more depth charges, exacerbating the damage caused earlier in U ' s patrol. Lawrence area into the Belle Isle Strait.
Convoy during naval battles of the Second World War. Lawrence and sank two merchant vessels. U returned to the St. Arriving in the St. Drummondville fired three star shells and closed with Fjordheimwhich had been sailing in the first row next to Hainaut.
Main article: Battle of the St. Atthe noise from U ' s diesels was picked up by Drummondville ' s asdic.
Date 5—8 Hot lady Kasilof After the first explosion, the convoy scattered, with most turning around and heading for Rimouski. Following the attacks, all independent sailings were cancelled and the QS-SQ convoy system was adopted. To reach the surface, Vogelsang blew out his buoyancy tanks. Main article: Battle of the St. A general alert was sounded along the Atlantic Coast concerning the attack at Chevrier patrolled the Cap-Chat area beginning at The convoy commodore believed escortrs Panchito in the second row had also been torpedoed, but this was not the case.