Date of attack
11 Oct 1942
Sunk by U-106 (Hermann Rasch)
47° 07'N, 59° 54'W - Grid BB 5434
Left Corner Brook
Date of Attack 11 October 1942
27 (0 dead and 27 survivors).
Corner Brook, Newfoundland (10 Oct) - Cleveland, Ohio
2000 tons of wood sulphate and newsprint
Completed in May 1928
Notes on event
At 15.47 hours on 11 Oct 1942 the Waterton (Master William Lutjens) in convoy BS-31 was hit by two torpedoes from U-106 and sank by the stern north of Cape Breton Island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
The master, 24 crew members and two gunners were picked up by HMCS Vison (T/Lt W.E. Nicholson, RCNR) and landed at Sydney.