|Navy||The Royal Canadian Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Bath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.)|
|Launched||2 May 1931|
|Commissioned||22 Jun 1940|
|Lost||7 Sep 1942|
|Loss position||49° 01'N, 67° 17'W|
The Canadian armed yacht HMCS Raccoon lost on 7 Sep 1942 in position 49° 01'N, 67° 17'W.
HMS Raccoon (Lt.Cdr. John Norman Smith, RCNR) was torpedoed and sunk in position 49º01'N, 67º17'W by the German submarine U-165 while QS-33 in the St. Lawrence river. 37 of the crew went down with the ship, there were no survivors.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMCS Raccoon|
Commands listed for HMCS Raccoon
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|1||Lt.Cdr. John Lewis Diver, RCNR||22 Jun 1940||17 Oct 1940|
|2||T/Lt. Frank Roberts, RCNR||18 Oct 1940||16 Apr 1941|
|3||T/Lt. Norman G. Bennett, RCNR||17 Apr 1941||22 Jul 1941|
|4||T/Lt. Douglas Wharrie Main, RCNR||23 Jul 1941||16 Nov 1941|
|5||T/Lt. Antoine Herbert Cassivi, RCNR||17 Nov 1941||4 Dec 1941|
|6||Lt.Cdr. John Norman Smith, RCNR||5 Dec 1941||7 Sep 1942 (+)|
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