T29 TORPEDO BOAT



 
SHIP: T29 Elbing class Torpedo Boat (small destroyer)

COMPLEMENT: 206

CASUALTIES: 137

TONNAGE: 1,512 Tons

ARMAMENT: 4 - 4", 4 - 37mm, 9 - 20mm, 6 torpedoes

DATE SUNK: April 26, 1944

TIME: HAIDA engaged enemy at 0200, sank enemy at 0330

POSITION: 48 53?N/03 33?W

LOCATION: Between St. Malo and Ile de Bas

HAIDA's MISSION: Tunnel Mission (providing protective screen for Allied mining operations).

ACTION: HAIDA hit T29 two or three times with its 4.7" guns, setting her ablaze, before being assisted in sinking her by HMCS HURON, HMCS ATHABASKAN, HMS ASHANTI and HMS BLACK PRINCE.

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