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SHIPS HIT BRITAIN 238 * - D E F

12)DORYSSA (SUB DA VINCI)*



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




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Built: 1938


Tonnage: 8,078 / 12,163


Cargo: Ballast


Route: Table Bay - Abadan


Sunk 25 Apr 1943 by Italian submarine Leonardo Da Vinci on pos. 37º 03”S 24º 03”E


53 Dead


9 Survivors.


The Master Capt. Walter Fraser 49 crew, 1 gunner and 2 passengers were lost. 5 crew and 4 gunners were rescued by whaler HM Southern Breeze and taken to Capetown.


 

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