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by t-geronimo
Tue Feb 16, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Mysterious sinking on 10 June 1943 and submarine Brin
Replies: 6
Views: 1555

Re: Mysterious sinking on 10 June 1943 and submarine Brin

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Yoma#C ... 2_and_loss

https://www.historisches-marinearchiv.d ... value=4864

War diary U 81 speaks of one (strong) explosion and a grey and white cloud, but the target was covered by another ship at the moment of the hit(s).
by t-geronimo
Tue Feb 02, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Operation Style 1942
Replies: 7
Views: 2320

Re: Operation Style 1942

by t-geronimo
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: British submarine Seal 19.4.40
Replies: 5
Views: 899

Re: British submarine Seal 19.4.40

Duikboot-database also has no entry for this day:

https://historisches-marinearchiv.de/pr ... uik=search
by t-geronimo
Sat Dec 12, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Battle of Spartivento
Replies: 9
Views: 2807

Re: Battle of Spartivento

Hello Jordi!

Uboat.net has extended their website a lot with war diary based pages about british ships.
It is always worth to take a look there.

HMS Diamond

HMS Gallant
by t-geronimo
Fri Dec 11, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Operation Tripe
Replies: 8
Views: 2488

Re: Operation Tripe

Thanks!
by t-geronimo
Thu Dec 10, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Operation Tripe
Replies: 8
Views: 2488

Re: Operation Tripe

Hi Jordi, Despite the claims by the Swordfish pilots, there were no damages inflicted to vessels in Tripoli harbour. The "Tripe" force included: Aircraft carrier HMS Eagle Heavy cruiser HMS Berwick Light cruisers HMS Ajax, HMS Orion and HMAS Sydney [no battleships involved] I do not know the exact ...
by t-geronimo
Thu Nov 12, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Maritime Books Forum
Topic: Gehringer/Bonomi: Schlachtschiff Tirpitz Vol. V - out now
Replies: 0
Views: 2869

Gehringer/Bonomi: Schlachtschiff Tirpitz Vol. V - out now

The new and last volume of Gehringer/Bonomi, "Battleship Tirpitz", has just been released:

https://bismarck-tirpitz.com/5/SHOP-Sch ... pitz-Vol-V
by t-geronimo
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Question to forum members
Replies: 3
Views: 1723

Re: Question to forum members

As far as I remember I experienced no problems.
But I haven't used that feature recently.
by t-geronimo
Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMAS Wallaroo
Replies: 2
Views: 2296

Re: HMAS Wallaroo

According to the website of the Royal Australian Navy the collision occured shortly after midnight and about four hours later she sank:

https://www.navy.gov.au/hmas-wallaroo
by t-geronimo
Mon May 18, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Question to forum members
Replies: 22
Views: 9953

Re: Question to forum members

Hello Siri! Nice to read from you again. :D What I do in my forum when suspicious new members appear: I search on google for their email adress. When on google the first hits are on "stopforumspam.com" then I mostly delete these new members immediately. Experience shows that so far I never have dele...
by t-geronimo
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Galatea
Replies: 6
Views: 9116

Re: HMS Galatea

Naval-history.net confirms that the destroyer screen was detached before the attack: "Returning from the unsuccessful sweep against the Italian convoys, light cruiser GALATEA (Captain E. W. B. Sim) was sunk by U.557 off Alexandria in 31-17N, 29-13E. The destroyer screen had been detached into Alexan...
by t-geronimo
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Searching the Old Forum Posts
Replies: 4
Views: 8515

Re: Searching the Old Forum Posts

Great work. Many thanks!! :idea:
by t-geronimo
Fri Jan 03, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: swedish ARA, german SEEFAHRER and HÖDUR
Replies: 3
Views: 6770

Re: swedish ARA, german SEEFAHRER and HÖDUR

HÖDUR left Aalesund 19.04.1942 0600, sailing for Tromsoe with 8000 t coal.
She left together with two tankers (GERDMOR and TIGER), but they proceeded towards Drontheim.
by t-geronimo
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 8006

Re: 2020

Happy new year to everybody!! :D
by t-geronimo
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: HMS Umpire
Replies: 6
Views: 7885

Re: HMS Umpire

Happy new year! :D

I guess it is just a little typo in the date as she sank on 19/07/1941?