HMCS LEVIS torpedoed by U 74 on 19 September 1941, 120 miles east of Cape Farewell, Greenland while escorting Convoy SC-44. Â The torpedo struck the corvette just ahead the 4 inch forward gun, blowing a large hole in her bow. Â Damage control was initially effective and she was taken in tow. Â LEVIS remained afloat for several hours, eventually she began to settle in the water and rolled over and sank, eighteen of her crew of sixty-one were killed.
Roger Litwiller Collection, courtesy Raymond Leslie Reid, RCNVR. (RTL-RLR028)