HMCS Chebogue (K 317)
|Name||HMCS Chebogue (K 317)|
|Completed||1944 - Yarrows Ltd, Esquimalt BC|
|Owner||Royal Canadian Navy|
|Date of attack||4 Oct 1944||Nationality: Canadian|
|Fate||A total loss by U-1227 (Friedrich Altmeier)|
|Position||49° 20'N, 24° 20'W - Grid BD 3932|
|Complement||? men (7 dead and ? survivors).|
|History||Completed in February 1944 |
|Notes on event|
At 22.49 hours on 4 Oct 1944, HMCS Chebogue (K 317) (T/A/LtCdr M.F. Oliver, RCNR) was hit by a Gnat from U-1227, while escorting the convoy ONS-33 as part of the Escort Group C-1. The badly damaged frigate was taken in tow by HMCS Chambly (K 116) (T/Lt S.D. Taylor, RCNR) and escorted by HMCS Arnprior (K 494) (T/Lt S.D. Thorn, RCNVR) and HMS Ribble (K 525) (T/A/LtCdr A.B. Taylor, RCNR) to Port Talbot where she was declared a total loss. Broken up in February 1948.
|On board||We have details of 8 people who were on board.|
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