DescriptionA German auxiliary cruiser which served as a commerce raider in World War II that captured or sunk 32 ships. On 8 May 1941 she was sunk in a battle with HMS Cornwall in the Indian Ocean. Of 401 crew, 341 were lost along with 214 of the 238 prisoners aboard.
Nationaliy of ShipGermany
Lives Lost555
Peacetime or WartimeWartime
WarWorld War Two
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