Canadian Military History Gateway
Subject > Strategy and Tactics > Anti-submarine
Organization > Canadian War Museum
Despite early growing pains, the Royal Canadian Navy grew into a formidable anti-submarine force. The R.C.N. sank 28 enemy submarines and escorted Allied shipping across the Atlantic and along the northeastern seaboard of North America.
Canadian War Museum
By May 1942, German U-boats penetrated Eastern Canada's waters, sinking merchant vessels and warships near Halifax Harbour, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and the St. Lawrence River.