Re: Stanhope, July 1943
Posted by: Darius
Date: July 27, 2017 10:57AM
Admirality War Diaries 09.07.1943:
"HAARLEM escorting three merchant ships to join convoy M.K.S. 16 reported being bombed at 0900 today in 42.21N, 08.56W (near Cape St. Vincent) by 6 F.Ws. SS. STANHOPE was damaged by near miss, but was able to proceed to Gibraltar later. Aircraft were sent out from Gibraltar and shot down one or probably 2 of the enemy and dameged two others.[...]"