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GERMAN BLOCKADE RUNNERS * - 24 PAGES

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. Norderney had to be sunk by gunfire of 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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