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by jan-olof
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Another minefield question
Replies: 2
Views: 5038

Re: Another minefield question

Hello Urs,

I agree that BF 3639 isn't quite outside St. Valery-en-Caux but it felt close enough that I had to ask.

Best regards,

Jan-Olof
by jan-olof
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Another minefield question
Replies: 2
Views: 5038

Another minefield question

Hello again,

does anyone know if minefield JX A, laid by HMS Welshman on Oct. 25th, 1941, was close to MQ BF 3639. The German minesweeper M 4030 Regulus was lost there on Dec. 2nd.

Best Regards,

Jan-Olof
by jan-olof
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: German Minesweeper M 6
Replies: 3
Views: 6576

Re: German Minesweeper M 6

Hello Platon and Urs, many thanks for your replies. I got the position information from DEFE 3/33 page 354, which states: T O I 1057/23/10/41 From: V 225 M 6 has hit a mine. Boat is sinking. Square BF 6179. As for BF 6179 we have (according to http://www.navalgrid.com): Square BF6179 Coordinates: Ce...
by jan-olof
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: German Minesweeper M 6
Replies: 3
Views: 6576

German Minesweeper M 6

Hi, On October 23rd, 1941 the M 6 was mined and sunk off Lorient, more specifically in MQ BF 6179. Two days earlier the British minelayers HMS Manxman and HMS Welshman had laid minefield HG somewhere in the vicinity. I'm wondering if that minefield might be the agent which led to the loss of the M 6...
by jan-olof
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: WELCOME BACK!
Replies: 18
Views: 27288

Re: WELCOME BACK!

Hello,

This is great, a big thanks to Siri and Mitchy for getting the forum up and running again.

Best regards,

Jan-Olof