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GERMAN BLOCKADE RUNNERS - 22 SHIPS

2)ADOLF LEONHARDT




Copyright: "John H. Marsh Maritime Collection Iziko Maritime Centre, Cape Town."



Adolf Leonhardt seen when slipping to be completed. Picture by Leonhardt & Blumberg.


Built 1921


Tonnage 2,990 / 5,400 dwt   


Length: 339.9 ft    


Beam: 47 ft 


Draught: 22 ft   


Scuttled 08/12/39  to avoid capture by British cruiser Shropshire when sailing off Angola in position 13º 00’S 11º 30’E  


25 POW   



Cruiser HMS Shropshire. Photo Wikipedia


 

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