Commemorates the Royal Canadian Navy armed yacht HMS Raccoon (Lt.Cdr. J.N. Smith, R.C.N.R.), torpedoed and sunk on 7 Sep, 1942 near 49.01N, 67.17W by the German submarine U-165 while escorting convoy QS-33 in the St. Lawrence River. The crew of 37 went down with the ship; there were no survivors.
Approval Date: 1944-12-21
CGNDB ID: LATRE