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- 1 GERMAN BLOCKADE RUNNER

1)HALLE






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


Built: 1921


Tonnage: 5,889 / 9,621 tons


Cargo: 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://ww2db.com/image.php?image_id=18808


Dead: N/A


Survivors: N/A


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


 

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