Photo Shipping Company Fritzen.
Tonnage 6,594 / 11,000 dwt
Scuttled 4/9/39 off the coast of Uruguay in position 34º19'S, 48º29'W to avoid capture by HMS Ajax.
39 crewmembers were rescued
Data kindly provided by Ken Deshaies.
HMS Ajax was one of the most active ships of the Royal Navy in south Atlantic having a decisive role in the battle of the River Plate. Photo by www.shipsnostalgia.com