The skipper of HMTS Monarch, Captain Arthur Troops is transferred to HMCS TRENTONIAN with a critical head injury. Troops’ ship, a cablelayer and TRENTONIAN were fired on by USS PLUNKETT on the night of 13 June 1944 while laying a communications cable to Normandy. The Canadian corvette was undamaged, while the cablelayer was severely damaged, with many of her crew injured and three killed. Captain Troops would succumb to his injuries in TRENTONIAN.
Roger Litwiller Collection, Allen E. Singleton, RCNVR photo, courtesy Bruce Keir, RCNVR. (RTL-BK097)
This photo and collection have been gathered from the crew of HMCS TRENTONIAN and have been used by Roger Litwiller to create the book, White Ensign Flying, The Story of HMCS TRENTONIAN, published by Dundurn Publishing in 2014.