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SHIPS SUNK ENGLAND 237 - A B C

15)BALZAC (RAIDER ATLANTIS)




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Built 1920


Tonnage: 5,372 / 8,071 tons


Cargo: 4,200 tons of rice, beeswax and other mixed cargo.


Route: Rangoon - Buenos Aires -Rio de Janeiro - Liverpool


Sunk by Raider Atlantis 22/06/41  on pos. 12º 00’S 29º 00’W some 400 miles of Maceio 


4 Dead 


47 POW 


Three of her crew of fifty-one had lost their lives during the attack, while another died later on board the Atlantis.


With some bags of mail transferred to the raider and the survivors picked up, the 21-year-old ship was quickly sent to the bottom.


 

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