Saturday, June 22, 2013

Sunken WWII Ships Off Florida's Coast-- Part 4

Continuing with ships sunk off Florida during World War II.  CC--Cape Canaveral, B--  Boca Raton


5.    April 12--  LESLIE--  CC--  freighter with 3,300 tons of sugar--  U-123--  4 of 32.

6.  April 13--  KORSHOLM--  CC--  freighter with 4,953 tons of phosphates--  gunfire from U-123--  9 of 26.

7.  May 1--  LA PAZ--  CC--  freighter--  U-109--  all 57 survived.

8.  May  3 at 2:15 AM--  OCEAN VENUS--  CC-- freighter with coal and lumber--  U-564--  5 of 47.

9.  May 3 at 4:45 AM--  LAERTES--  CC--  freighter with planes, tanks hit twice, four minutes apart--  U-109--  18 of 66.

10.  May 4 at 1 PM--  ECLIPSE--  B--  tanker with aviation fuel--  U-564--  2 of 47.

Some Busy U-Boats.  --GreGen

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