The tow line was successfully reconnected to Phoenix 194 and the tug started towing the concrete caisson towards Normandy with HMCS TRENTONIAN escorting. The Caisson had proved to be a difficult tow and the line had broken several times. eventually towing through a gale force storm the line broke a final time and the caisson sank in the Irish Sea. Discover this incredible story in White Ensign Flying -The story of HMCSTRENTONIAN.
Roger Litwiller Collection, Allen B. Singleton, RCNVR photo,courtesy Bruce Keir, RCNVR.