HMS Ottawa September 1942 HMCS Ottawa is torpedoed by while escorting Convoy ON 127 500 nautical miles km) east of St. 114 crew lost their lives, including the commanding officer, while 65 survivors were rescued by nearby vessels.
HMCS Arvida - she took in three major convoy battles, ONS 92 in May 1942, ON 127 in September 1942 and SC 107 in November 1942. During ONS 127 she rescued survivors from the sinking HMCS Ottawa which had been hit by two torpedoes. Convoy SC 107 was such a disaster that it contributed to Canadian escorts being pulled out as ocean escorts. While escorting convoy ON 188 in mid-June 1943, Arvida was damaged by her own detonating depth charges. She spent a week repairing in Iceland.
HMS Wallflower, a typical Flower Class Corvette. These vessels were the mainstay of Allied convoys. 267 were built during the war serving as anti-submarine convoy escorts mainly in the Royal and Royal Canadian Navies.
British Battle Squadron at sea: ‘Queen Elizabeth’ Battleships HMS Barham Valiant Malaya and Warspite. The Squadron fought at the Battle of Jutland May 1916 in Admiral Beatty’s Battle Cruiser Fleet suffering significant damage to Warspite and Malaya