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SURVIVORS IN BRAZILIAN SHORES - SURVIVORS

5)SURVIVORS ENGLAND D/F




DAHOMIAN – The Master, 41 crewmembers and 7 gunners were picked up by the South African armed whalers HMSAS Krugersdorp (T 48) and HMSAS Natalia (T 02) and landed at Simonstown.  In the picture the sister ship CONGONIAN.




DANMARK - The master, 37 crew members and 8 gunners were picked up by the Norwegian motor tanker Mosli and landed at Freetown.




DARKDALE - The master and 7 crew members were rescued by harbour craft at St. Helena.




DE LA SALLE - The master, 129 crew members, 12 gunners and 97 passengers from the De la Salle (Master J. Le Mancheewere) were picked up by the FFL Commandant Detroyat (J 1166) and the British merchant Calabar and landed at Lagos.




DUCHESS OF ATHOLL - The master, 267 crew members, 25 gunners and all 534 passengers were picked up by the British ocean boarding vessel HMS Corinthian (F 103) (Cdr E.J.R Pollitt) and landed at Freetown.




HMS DUMANA - The master, 107 crew members, 7 gunners and 15 RAF personnel were picked up by HMS Arran (T 06) (Lt W.G.N. Aplin) and HMS Southern Pride (K 249) (Lt G.B. Angus, DSC) and landed at Takoradi.




DUNKWA - The master, 37 crew members and one gunner were picked up by the Dutch merchant Polydorus and landed at Oban, Cameroon.




EAST WALES - 28 Survivors landed at Natal




ELMDALE - 36 Survivors landed at Fortaleza. In the picture sister ship DINGLEDALE




ELMDENE - The master and 35 crew members were rescued by the Carlton in 08°47N/16°37W and taken to Freetown. 




ELMWOOD - The master and 19 survivors landed at Freetown. The second officer and 11 survivors landed about 200 miles further along the coast at Bissao, Portuguese Guinea on 11 August. The chief officer and 18 survivors were picked up by the American Liberty ship Davy Crockett and landed at Capetown.



EMPIRE AVOCET - 47 crew members and 7 gunners were picked up by the HMS Cowslip (K 196) (SubLt J.S.M. Swift) and landed at Freetown. 




EMPIRE BRUCE - The master, 41 crew members and 7 gunners were picked up by the British minesweeper HMS MMS-107 (Skipper H.J. Craven) and landed at Freetown.




EMPIRE KOHINOOR - The master, 72 crew members and 8 gunners were rescued. The first boat was rescued by the British destroyer HMS Wolverine (D 78) (Cdr J.P. Meney) and landed at Takoradi. The second boat was rescued by the British merchant Gascony and the third landed at Lumley Beach, Sierra Leone.




EMPIRE NOMAD - 19 Survivors landed at Rio. In the picture sister ship EMPIRE COMET




EMPIRE PROTECTOR - The master, 29 crew members and 3 gunners were picked up by Arundo and landed at Freetown. 




EMPIRE WHIMBREL - The master, 45 crew members and 7 gunners were picked up by HMS Wolverine (D 78) (Lt I.M. Clegg, RN) and HMS Witch (D 89) (LtCdr S.R.J. Woods, RNR) and landed at Freetown.




EMPRESS OF CANADA - 44 crew, 8 gunners and half of the Italian Prisoners of war, nearly 200,  after being spotted by a Catalina aircraft the survivors were picked up by HMS Boreas, a Destroyer and HMS Petunia, a Sloop. The survivors were landed at Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa.




ENA DE LARRINAGA - 19 Survivors landed at Touros Rio G. do Norte, 19 at Recife




FABIAN - The master and 32 crew members were picked up by the British steam tanker British Statesman and landed at Freetown. 




FORT CHILCOTIN - 53 Survivors landed at Rio



Sister ship Fort Stikine



FORT HALKETT - 59 Survivors landed at Recife                             


 

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