c for the Corvettes
...protected convoy supplies.
- Why were Corvettes so important?
- When did the convoy system start?
- What was the importance of the convoy system to the war effort?
- What was the RCN Corvette role?
- Where did Canadian convoys originate?
- Who commanded a Corvette?
Choose one topic:
- Research and report on the types of convoys that left Canada for Britain.
- Research and report on the type of protection provided to convoys by Canadian and British naval groups.
- Research and report on the activity of a RCN Corvette on convoy duty.
- Research and report on the most dangerous areas of the Atlantic that the convoys had to pass en route to destination ports.
- Research and report on the roles of a Convoy Commodore and the Escort Commander.
For research resources, see the resources page.