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The sole survivor of the St. Croix, Stoker W. A. Fisher, told his story in a newspaper account:
(Winnipeg Free Press 1 October 1943)
Survivor Of St. Croix Tells Of Destruction
By LLEWELLYN McKENZIE
New York, Oct. 1 (Special) The sole survivor of a torpedo attack in the Atlantic, which claimed the lives of 146 Canadian seamen in the sinking of the Canadian destroyer St. Croix during a 10-day running fight with a pack of enemy U-boats, told his story today. He is William Allan Fisher, 23, former Turner Valley, Alberta, oil driller.
Able Seaman Fisher told his story from a British naval receiving station in Brooklyn. He was brought there in a merchant ship which rescued him after his first first rescue ship was sent to the…
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