Franc Tireur GY 1041

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trevor
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Franc Tireur GY 1041

Post by trevor » Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:30 am

Morning All, Bit of a long shot but would anyone know which E Boat was involved in the attack on the Trawler Franc Tireur GY 1041
Reported 25/09/1943 Sunk by E-Boat whilst on Admiralty service Position of the sinking was about 4 cables south of No 52 Buoy North Sea

Or if you can point me in the right direction

Thanks
Trevor
jan-olof
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Re: Franc Tireur GY 1041

Post by jan-olof » Wed Sep 15, 2021 11:28 am

Hello Trevor:
24.– 30.9.1943
Nordsee
Minenunternehmen »Probestück« der 2., 4., 6. und 8. S-Flottille mit 29 Booten in der Nacht 24./25.9. vor Harwich und Orfordness. Es werden 120 Minen geworfen. Bei Gefechten versenkt S 96 (Lt.z. Sander) den brit. Trawler Franctireur, wird aber selbst vom brit. ML 145 gerammt und muß aufgegeben werden. 3 brit. Motor Launches werden beschädigt.
According to the text the E-boat in question was S 96.

Source: https://www.wlb-stuttgart.de/seekrieg/43-09.htm

Best regards,

Jan-Olof
trevor
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Re: Franc Tireur GY 1041

Post by trevor » Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:30 pm

Perfect
Thanks Jan
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Re: Franc Tireur GY 1041

Post by Darius » Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:32 pm

trevor
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Re: Franc Tireur GY 1041

Post by trevor » Fri Sep 17, 2021 6:27 am

Thank you for the links Darius
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