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SHIPS SUNK GERMANY 25* - BLOCKADEBRECHER

14)HALLE (SCUTTLED)



https://www.naval-history.net/Maps1939-08RNStations.GIF





Sister ship BOCHUM . Photo U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command


Built: 1921


Tonnage: 5,889 / 9,621 tons


Cargo: N/A


Dead: N/A


Survivors: N/A


Scuttled by her crew 16/Oct/1939 some 200 miles SW off Dakar on position 11º 00”N 20º 00”W to avoid capture by French Light Cruiser Dugay Trouin.



French Light Cruiser Dougay Trouin seen above.

Photo. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b7/Dugay-Trouin-1.jpg


Halle had sailed from Bolama, Portuguese Guinea on 12th October and Bissao on 14th for Las Palmas Canary Islands.


 

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