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by Darius
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMIS Indus 6/4/42
Replies: 6
Views: 59

Re: HMIS Indus 6/4/42

Hello,

maybe more details are in:
The Evacuation of Civilians from Burma: Analysing the 1942 Colonial Disaster
by Michael D. Leigh, pp. 119?

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Darius
by Darius
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMIS Indus 6/4/42
Replies: 6
Views: 59

Re: HMIS Indus 6/4/42

Done. Let´s wait...

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMIS Indus 6/4/42
Replies: 6
Views: 59

Re: HMIS Indus 6/4/42

Hi Jordi,

I didn´t find a time, too.

If we aren´t successfull here, I can put this question in an "aircraft" forum - the attack was obviously by land based Betty´s .

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Question to forum members
Replies: 9
Views: 135

Re: Question to forum members

Hi Siri,

negativ.


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Darius
by Darius
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Electra 27/2/42
Replies: 3
Views: 5929

Re: HMS Electra 27/2/42

Hi Jordi, a) the war diary of S 38 gives [...] this ship recovered from the sea fifty six living survivors [...] A list is given in Enclosure A, incl. the one who died on wounds. But the list has in all only 54 names... b) The Enclosure B, H.MS. ELECTRA - Narrative of loss in JAVA SEA Action - Febru...
by Darius
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Electra 27/2/42
Replies: 3
Views: 5929

Re: HMS Electra 27/2/42

Hi Jordi, Combat Narrative, No. 3, Java Sea Campaign, pub. 1943, p. 68: The other ships of our striking force merely saw the Electra disappear into the smoke, after which she was "never seen again." This description is from a Dutch source , based on accounts of survivors of the Electra, 58 of whom, ...
by Darius
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Operation Hurry
Replies: 2
Views: 4448

Re: Operation Hurry

Hi Jordi, did you check http://www.naval-history.net/xDKWW2-4008-21AUG01.htm?: Force H departed Gibraltar on 31 July for Operation HURRY with battlecruiser HOOD, battleship VALIANT, aircraft carriers ARK ROYAL and ARGUS, light cruisers ARETHUSA and ENTERPRISE, destroyers FAULKNOR, FORESTER, FEARLESS...
by Darius
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Olympus
Replies: 6
Views: 7101

Re: HMS Olympus

Only a little addition:
ADM 358/3967 - HMS Olympus: 8 May 1942; submarine sunk by enemy action, hit a mine near Malta:
https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov. ... /C16381097


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Darius
by Darius
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Requisitioned Trawler Vascama
Replies: 3
Views: 5517

Re: Requisitioned Trawler Vascama

A little bit off topic, but maybe there are any hints in this document:

MT 15/1471 - `Vascama' O.N.169200, ex-Admiralty steam trawler: re-fitting for fishing service; life-saving appliance arrangements: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov. ... r/C3246282


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Darius
by Darius
Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: motorship ELISSAVET
Replies: 3
Views: 6295

Re: motorship ELISSAVET

Hi, according to the KTB of 4. Transportflottille: 05.06.1944 ELISABETH PI 227 Saliurion geankert, 22 to Terpentin geladen 06.06.1944 ELISABETH PI 227 Saliurion geankert, 19 to Terpentin geladen 07.06.1944 Saliurion ausgelaufen, Mechaonia eingelaufen. 08.06.1944 Mechaonia ausgelaufen, Saloniki einge...
by Darius
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: 14 June 1940
Replies: 6
Views: 7661

Re: 14 June 1940

From AWM 78, War Diary HMAS STUART,
12th, 13th, 14th June 1940
Patrol off Alexandria. Detecting and plotting mines. Claimed probably successful attack on U Boat off Alexandria a.m. 14th.
There is also data on the 10th Destroyer Flotilla with may "claims".

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Darius
by Darius
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: 14 June 1940
Replies: 6
Views: 7661

Re: 14 June 1940

From AWM 78, War Diary HMAS VOYAGER, 12th, June, 1940: [...] 1715 Proceeded to sea [from Alexandria] to carry out A/S sweep off Alexandria. 13th, June, 1940: 1725 Assisted minesweeper sinking enemy mines. Sank 3 mines by gunfire. 1910 In contact with enemy submarine. Fired two patterns depth charges...
by Darius
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Galatea
Replies: 6
Views: 6212

Re: HMS Galatea

Great data, Brian.

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Darius
by Darius
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Searching the Old Forum Posts
Replies: 4
Views: 5715

Re: Searching the Old Forum Posts

I only wrote "thank you". :D


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Darius
by Darius
Sat Jan 04, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Details of attack by KG26 on SS Henry Bacon
Replies: 8
Views: 6146

Re: Details of attack by KG26 on SS Henry Bacon

add:

You Know US Merchant Vessel War Casualities Of World War II by R. Browning? There´s a side on this loss.

Regrads

Darius