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- ADM SCHEER

4)SANDEFJORD (CAPTURED)




Photo www.photoship.co.uk  Renamed after war as Cedar Trader



Built: 1929


Tonnage: 8,038 / 12,000 dwt


Cargo 11,000 tons of crude oil


Route: Capetown - Freetown


Captured by Cruiser Adm. Scheer 18/Jan/41 in the south Atlantic in pos. 11º 00”S 02º 00”W


0 Dead


37 Survivors


Sandefjord, with a prize crew aboard, was taken to the estuary of Gironde arriving on Febr. 27. Named Monsun she was scuttled at the French port of Nantes on March 1945. Later raised and repaired, sold to France as Brière, later named Cedar Trader as in the photo above.


 

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