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German U-Boat Attacks At Bell Island (1942) National Historic Event

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The federal government has designated the German U-Boat Attacks on Bell Island in 1942 as a National Historic Event. On September 8 at 11 a.m., a bronze plaque commemorating the event will be unveiled at the Bell Island Community Museum. We will never forget them.

Damage cause by a german torpedo (© Lt Gerald M. Moses / Canada. Dept. of National Defence | Ministère de la Défense nationale / Library and Archives Canada | Bibliothèque et Archives Canada / PA-188854)

Address : Bell Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

Recognition Statute: Historic Sites and Monuments Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-4)

Designation Date: 2019-08-16


  • 1942 to 1942 (Significant)

Other Name(s):

  • German U-Boat Attacks At Bell Island, 1942  (Designation Name)

Research Report Number: 2019-15-A

Importance: Commemoration of the attacks by German U-Boat at Bell Island during the Second World War

Learn more at: Parks Canada Directory of Federal Heritage Designations


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