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GERMAN BLOCKADE RUNNERS SUNK * - BLOCKADEBRACHER

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.



Radio message above gives detail information on the sinking of Norderney. 



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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