SG-3C



 
SHIP: SG-3C

COMPLEMENT: 178

CASUALTIES: 40

TONNAGE: 301 Tons

ARMAMENT: 3 - 4.1", 4 - 37mm, 10 - 20mm

DATE SUNK: August 6, 1944

TIME: Engaged enemy at 1233, sunk by 0100.

POSITION: 46 30?N/01 47?W

LOCATION: Between Ile de Yeu and Sables D'Olonne.

HAIDA'S MISSION: Kinetic patrol of the Bay of Biscay (sweeps of the coastal regions of France in search of enemy shipping).

ACTION: HAIDA, along with several other Allied ships, engaged a German convoy of six ships when a shell exploded in the breech of HAIDA's "Y" gun killing two men and seriously injuring at least 8 others. All six German ships were sunk; two of which are attributed to HAIDA, despite her own damage.


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