HMCS Spikenard (K 198)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Built by||Davie Shipbuilding and Repairing Co. Ltd. (Lauzon, Quebec, Canada)|
|Ordered||22 Jan 1940|
|Laid down||24 Feb 1940|
|Launched||10 Aug 1940|
|Commissioned||6 Dec 1940|
|Lost||11 Feb 1942|
|Loss position||56° 10'N, 21° 07'W|
The Canadian corvette HMCS Spikenard (K 198) lost on 11 Feb 1942 in position 56° 10'N, 21° 07'W.
HMCS Spikenard (Lt.Cdr. Hubert George Shadforth, RCNR) was torpedoed and sunk by U-136, about 465 nautical miles west of Malin Head, Ireland in position 56º10'N, 21º07'W, while escorting convoy SC-67.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMCS Spikenard|
|Former name||HMS Spikenard|
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Hubert George Shadforth, RCNR||1 Nov 1940||11 Feb 1942 (+)|
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