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RAIDER THOR 16 SHIPS SUNK - THOR

14)AUST




Photo www.sjohistorie.no



Built: 1920


Tonnage: 5,630/8,475 tons


Cargo: Army trucks and other war materials


Attacked by aircraft from THOR, then shelled by the Raider and finally sunk 03/04/42 by bombs placed on board by the Raider on pos. 20º 00”S 16º 00”W


40 Survivors taken as POW


This 5,630-ton unarmed Norwegian coal-burning freighter became the fourth ‘silent’ victim of Thor’s second cruise on April 3. She was scuttled with demolition charges.


By  www.bismarck-class.dk/hilfskreuzer


 

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