HMCS Teme (K 458)
|Name||HMCS Teme (K 458)|
|Completed||1944 - Smith´s Dock Co Ltd, South Bank, Middlesbrough|
|Owner||Royal Canadian Navy|
|Date of attack||29 Mar 1945||Nationality: Canadian|
|Fate||A total loss by U-315 (Herbert Zoller)|
|Position||50° 07'N, 5° 45'W - Grid BF 2431|
|Complement||? men (4 dead and ? survivors).|
|History||Laid down as HMS Teme (K 458) for the Royal Navy, commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy as HMCS Teme (K 458). |
|Notes on event|
At 08.22 hours on 29 March 1945 U-315 fired a Gnat at HMCS Teme (K 458) (T/Lt D.P. Harvey, RCNVR), escorting convoy BTC-111 off Lands End and hit her in the stern. The frigate lost 60 feet of her stern, was towed to Falmouth and declared a total loss. On 4 May 1945 the wreck was returned to the Royal Navy and sold for scrap on 8 December.
|On board||We have details of 8 people who were on board.|
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