HMCS WASKESIU


HMCS Waskesiu


Most of Magog's crew including the Captain transferred to HMCS Waskesiu an older frigate with an illustrious career including the sinking of U-257


HMCS Waskesiu was the first Canadian-built frigate, and the first of its class to sink a U-boat. She was among the first RCN frigates to land in Russia; and she was in the thick of action in Operation Neptune, in support of the Normandy invasion. There is extensive information on the Waskesiu and I have linked some stories below

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http://www.battleoftheatlantic.ca/waskesiuhistory/body.html

In 2003 there was a reunion
http://www.avroland.ca/waskesiu/


If you would like to contribute to this website with information, links, pictures etc. please email me at paul@hmcsmagog.com