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GERMAN BLOCKADE RUNNERS - 22 SHIPS

15)NORDERNEY




Photo.  www.photoship.co.uk   


Built: 1922   


Tonnage: 5,635 / 7,770 dwt   


Cargo: N/A   


Sunk: Scuttled South Atlantic NE of Amazon estuary 15 Aug 41 to avoid capture by Royal Navy Cruiser HMS Despatch and AMC Pretoria Castle.  


0 Dead    


35 crewmembers and 2 passengers were rescued.


Data kindly provided by Ken Deshaies.



AMC HMS Pretoria Castle after being converted to an Escort Carrier in January 1942 by the Royal Navy. Picture by www.naval-history.net



HMS Despatch. Picture Wikipedia   


 

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