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12)ADDITIONS 2021


18 DEC 2021 - Updated information on aircraft B-25 crashed some 82 miles east of São Luis NAF Northeastern Brazil. Written off . All crew of 6 died in the crash in one remote beach. All them were buried in two cemeteries of the region but later in August 1943 one team from US Army Corps removed the remnants and transferred them for burial in the US. In July 2021 the wreckage was found by local fishermen. 13 MAY 43. NORTH AMERICAN B-25 D MITCHELL BuNo 41-30348

2)U.S. ACFT LOST IN SOUTH ATLANTIC 1943 - VP NAVY USN USMC USCG NATS - U S PLANES LOST IN SOUTH ATLANTIC WW II - Articles - Sixtant - War II in the South Atlantic


16 SEP 2021 - Added one updated picture from US merchant Mae 

4)MAE U-515 - U S SHIPS L / O - SHIPS HIT USA 80 * - Articles - Sixtant - War II in the South Atlantic


11 SEP 2021 - Added one picture from US merchant La Salle seen as former George Peirce.

1)LA SALLE U-159* - U S SHIPS L / O - SHIPS HIT USA 80 * - Articles - Sixtant - War II in the South Atlantic


08 SEP 2021 - Added one picture of the rescuing of survivors from British merchant Empire Nomad sunk 13/Oct/42 by U-159 on pos. 37º 50”S 18º 16”E

32)EMPIRE NOMAD MoWT U-159 - D E F - SHIPS HIT BRITAIN 238 * - Articles - Sixtant - War II in the South Atlantic


07 SEP 2021 - Added one picture from the last moments of U. S. merchant William Boyce Thompson sunk off Brazilian coast on 07 Jul 43 by  U-185 on pos. 04º05"S 35º58"W.

https://www.sixtant.net/2011/artigos.php?cat=ships-hit-usa-80-*&sub=u-s-ships-t--w-&tag=10)william-boyce-thompson-u-185


06 JUN 2021 - Added one more category, THE AXIS AND ALLIED MARITIME OPERATIONS AROUND SOUTHERN AFRICA 1939 1945 with 36 chapters originated from the brilliant doctorate dissertation presented at the University of Stellenbosch by Dr. Evert Kleynhans. An in depth analysis on the allied effort to curb Axis submarine onslaught in the waters around South Africa and farther in Indian and South Atlantic.

THE AXIS AND ALLIED MARITIME OPERATIONS AROUND SOUTHERN AFRICA 1939 1945 - Articles - Sixtant - War II in the South Atlantic


05 JUN 2021 - Added one more category, RAIDER SUPPLY SHIPS & TANKERS, this time featuring 5 ships which had a paramount role in assisting the German Raiders in the Atlantic Indian and Pacific. Only in the south Atlantic the raiders Atlantis, Michel, Kormoran, Python, Stier, Thor and Widder sunk 52 merchants from several countries.

Articles - Sixtant - War II in the South Atlantic


08 MAY 2021 - Added one picture from SS LEIGHTON, the merchant which rescued greek survivors from SS GRANICOS sunk by Italian submarine GIUSEPPE FINZI on her way from Rio to Freetown. Also added a detailed report from one survivor.

http://www.sixtant.net/2011/artigos.php?cat=ships-hit-greece-18&sub=greek-ships-lost&tag=9)granicos-(it-sub-giuseppe-finzi)


24 APR 2021 - Added one picture from SS BALFE at BRAZILIAN NAVY NORTHEAST NAVAL FORCE - BAHIA. This British merchant was of paramount  importance when rescued the last 36 remaining survivors from the Brazilian cruiser Bahia sunk by accidental explosion when during routine training the machine gunner volleyed the depth charges rack ensuing a huge explosion killing 333 crewmembers including five US Navy personnel responsible  for establishing radio communications with US aircrafts returning home from Europe in Aug 1945.

http://www.sixtant.net/2011/artigos.php?cat=brazilian-navy-northeast-naval-force-*&sub=5-battleships-cruisers-*&tag=4)scout-cruiser-bahia


07 MAR 2021. Added one picture from German prisoners from blockade runner Anneliese Essberger taken aboard USS light cruiser Milwaukee at SHIPS HIT GERMANY - ANNELIESE ESSBERGER. The prisoners were transferred to a Brasilian Army regiment in the state of Minas Gerais. 

http://www.sixtant.net/2011/artigos.php?cat=ships-hit-germany-25*&sub=blockadebrecher&tag=4)anneliese-essberger-(scuttled) 


28 FEB 2021. Added one picture of Auxiliary transport ship JOSE BONIFACIO at BRAZILIAN NAVY  SOUTHERN NAVAL FORCE - Incorporated in 1931 she served until 1965 when carried vital supplies during the war to several Brazilian ports.

http://www.sixtant.net/2011/artigos.php?cat=brazilian-navy-southern-naval-force&sub=southern-naval-force&tag=18)auxiliary-ship-jose-bonifacio


01 FEB 2021 - Added one new picture at BRAZILIAN NAVY NORTHEAST NAVAL FORCE - SUB CHASER GRAUNA plying the waters off south Atlantic

http://www.sixtant.net/2011/artigos.php?cat=brazilian-navy-northeast-naval-force-*&sub=16-submarine-chasers&tag=3)sub-chaser-grauna-g8 


19 JAN 2021 - Added one new picture at BRAZILIAN NAVY NORTHEAST NAVAL FORCE - SUB CHASER JUTAI seen during one patrol mission

http://www.sixtant.net/2011/artigos.php?cat=brazilian-navy-northeast-naval-force-*&sub=16-submarine-chasers&tag=16)sub-chaser-jutai-cs-52


18 JAN 2021 - Added one picture at BRAZILIAN NAVY NORTHEAST NAVAL FORCE - SUB CHASER JAGUARIBE seen during fuel transfer operation 

http://www.sixtant.net/2011/artigos.php?cat=brazilian-navy-northeast-naval-force-*&sub=16-submarine-chasers&tag=11)sub-chaser-jaguaribe-cs-56


 

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