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SHIPS FRANCE - FRENCH SHIP SUNK IN ROYAL NAVY AREA

1)BAMAKO





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Built: 1930


Tonnage: 2,357 / 4,064 tons


Cargo: 2,800 tons of coffee


Route: Dakar  - Algeria


Date of attack   9 Apr 1943


Sunk 9 Apr 1943 by U-515 on pos.  14° 57'N, 17° 15'W


20 Dead


17 Survivors


At 02.34 hours on 9 April 1943 the Bamako was torpedoed and sunk by U-515 in a small convoy off Dakar.


By www.uboat.net


Ship was hit by two stern torpedos fore and aft, capsized and sank.

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