DescriptionOn a return trip from Japan to France the auxiliary minelayer was accidentally sunk by U-43 on 3 March 1943. All but one of the 365 men aboard, 108 crew plus 257 prisoners-of-war, were killed in the sinking and delayed rescue.
Nationaliy of ShipGermany
Lives Lost364
Ship UseMilitary
Ship UseNavy
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
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