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by Darius
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: 14 June 1940
Replies: 6
Views: 11302

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".

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: 14 June 1940
Replies: 6
Views: 11302

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: 10203

Re: HMS Galatea

Great data, Brian.

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Searching the Old Forum Posts
Replies: 4
Views: 9851

Re: Searching the Old Forum Posts

I only wrote "thank you". :D


Regards

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: 10123

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
by Darius
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Details of attack by KG26 on SS Henry Bacon
Replies: 8
Views: 10123

Re: Details of attack by KG26 on SS Henry Bacon

Hi Marty, KTB Skl for February, 23rd 1945 has: Im Nordmeer wurde das QP-Geleit um 0420 Uhr 160 sm westl. der Lofoten wiederum durch Luftaufklärung erfaßt. Gegen Mittag eingesetzte 26 LT-Flugzeuge haben zum Teil den Auftrag wegen technischer Störungen abgebrochen, zum Teil das Geleit nicht gefunden. ...
by Darius
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Sources on turkish merchant shipping in World War 2
Replies: 9
Views: 16744

Re: Sources on turkish merchant shipping in World War 2

Hi Jochen,

not yet. I also wanted to get an overview on the operations / movements - and of course losses / connections to actions of allied or axis forces.

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 9195

Re: 2020

Happy 2020 to everybody here in Warsailors Forum.

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Thu Dec 26, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: AMC California
Replies: 5
Views: 7785

Re: AMC California

From Admirality War Diary, 26.03.1942: Enemy Air Activity. CALIFORNIA reported at 0035A today that she was being attacked by A/C to the S.W. of Holyhead; and at 2355A last night the S.S. COASTER PROGRESS was bombed by one A/C near the Chicken Rock and was damaged, but claims to have hit the A/C ofte...
by Darius
Thu Dec 26, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: 14./15.01.1944: Collision of SAINTE MAXIME and WENDELL PHILIPPS
Replies: 3
Views: 6613

Re: 14./15.01.1944: Collision of SAINTE MAXIME and WENDELL PHILIPPS

Thank you for these additions.

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Thu Dec 26, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: AMC California
Replies: 5
Views: 7785

Re: AMC California

Hi Jordi, https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/105460e3-0f1a-465b-a65b-0289717b6e25 In January 1942 the California carried drafts to Sierra Leone and then, while proceeding home to pay off, was attacked, without success, by a Heinkel 115, her first time in action. --> this seems to be...
by Darius
Sat Dec 21, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: 14./15.01.1944: Collision of SAINTE MAXIME and WENDELL PHILIPPS
Replies: 3
Views: 6613

14./15.01.1944: Collision of SAINTE MAXIME and WENDELL PHILIPPS

Hi, I´m looking for more details on the collision which occured here: 14./15.01.1944 off Cape Bone french steamer SAINTE MAXIME (4051 BRT, b. 1911) was sunk in collision with the US Liberty-type vessel WENDELL PHILIPPS. Where this vessels in a convoy? Any data on voyage, losses, escorts? Thank you D...
by Darius
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Sources on turkish merchant shipping in World War 2
Replies: 9
Views: 16744

Re: Sources on turkish merchant shipping in World War 2

Hello Andreas,

thank you for these additions.

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Sources on turkish merchant shipping in World War 2
Replies: 9
Views: 16744

Re: Sources on turkish merchant shipping in World War 2

Hi Jordi,

yes, it is. Thank you.

There is also a section in "Merchant Fleets Of The World 1939" - quite 2 pages long.

Regards

Darius
by Darius
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Ship Forum
Topic: Sources on turkish merchant shipping in World War 2
Replies: 9
Views: 16744

Sources on turkish merchant shipping in World War 2

Hi,

I´m looking for information on turkish merchant shipping in World War 2.
Are there any sources on them? Like registers or lists?

Thank your

Regards

Darius