Fighting the U-boats
Royal Canadian Navy
The Tribal class destroyer HMCS Iroquois.
The Canadian Navy played an important role in the Battle of the Atlantic from 1939-1940. Until the US entered the war in late 1941 the RCN gave the Royal Navy the vital help it so badly needed.
Canada had no navy to speak of in 1939 but ended the war in 1945 with the third largest navy in the world with over 90,000 men and over 400 ships.
15 RCN ships were sunk and 4 more destroyed by the U-boats.
30 U-boats were sunk through the efforts of the RCN
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Books dealing with this subject include
50 North. Easton, Alan, 1980.