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RAIDER ADMIRAL GRAF SPEE *

THE ALTMARK INCIDENT

ALTMARK WAS A GERMAN OIL TANKER AND SUPPLY VESSEL, ONE OF THE FIVE OF A CLASS BUILT BETWEEN 1937 AND 1939. SHE IS BEST KNOWN FOR HER SUPPORT OF THE GERMAN COMMERCE RAIDER, THE POCKET BATTLESHIP ADM. GRAF SPEE AND HER SUBSEQUENT INVOLVEMENT IN THE "ALTMARK INCIDENT" IN JOSSINGFJORD NORWAY.
  • 1)ALTMARK
    1)ALTMARK
  • 2)ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE *
    2)ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE *

GRAF SPEE VICTIMS

ASHLEA - DORIC STAR - CLEMENT - HUNTSMAN - NEWTON BEECH - STREONSHAL - TAIROA - TREVANION - THESE SHIPS WERE THE FIRST MERCHANTS TO BE SUNK IN THE SOUTH ATLANTIC BEING THE CARGO SHIP CLEMENT THE NUMBER ONE WHEN WAS SUNK OFF PERNAMBUCO
  • 1)ASHLEA
    1)ASHLEA
  • 2)CLEMENT
    2)CLEMENT
  • 3)DORIC STAR
    3)DORIC STAR
  • 4)HUNTSMAN
    4)HUNTSMAN
  • 5)NEWTON BEECH
    5)NEWTON BEECH
  • 6)STREONSHALH
    6)STREONSHALH
  • 7)TAIROA
    7)TAIROA
  • 8)TREVANION
    8)TREVANION

BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE

WHEN THE WAR BROKE OUT IN EUROPE, THE BRITISH ADMIRALTY HAD BEEN LEARNED ON THE BOLD ACTIONS OF THE RAIDER GRAF SPEE IN SOUTHERN ATLANTIC, AND TO TACKLE WITH THIS INTRUDER, THE ROYAL NAVY ASSEMBLED A TASK FORCE BASED IN PORT STANLEY AT FALKLANDS AND IN SOUTH AFRICA CAPETOWN. A CAT AND MOUSE BEGUN.
  • 1)GRAF SPEE ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE
    1)GRAF SPEE ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE
  • 2)GRAF SPEE ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE
    2)GRAF SPEE ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE
  • 3)GRAF SPEE ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE
    3)GRAF SPEE ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE
  • 4)GRAF SPEE ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE
    4)GRAF SPEE ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE
  • 5)GRAF SPEE ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE
    5)GRAF SPEE ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE
  • 6)GRAF SPEE ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE
    6)GRAF SPEE ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE
  • 7)ADMIRAL GRAF SPEE
    7)ADMIRAL GRAF SPEE
  • 8)BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE
    8)BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE
  • 9)HMS EXETER
    9)HMS EXETER
  • 10)HMNZS ACHILLES
    10)HMNZS ACHILLES
  • 11)HMS AJAX
    11)HMS AJAX
  • 12)GRAF SPEE EAGLE RAISED
    12)GRAF SPEE EAGLE RAISED
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