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Marauders of the Sea -  German Armed Merchant Ships during W.W.2.

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German Armed Merchant Ships - Articles

  • Atlantis ( Ship 16 )

  • Orion ( Ship 36 )

  • Thor ( Ship 10 )

  • Thor ( Ship 10 ) Second Cruise

  • Kormoran ( Ship 41 )

  • Komet ( Ship 45 )

  • Michel ( Ship 28 )

  • Pinguin ( Ship 23 )

  • Stier ( Ship 23 )

  • Togo ( Ship 14 )

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    Photographs

  • Atlantis ( Ship 16 ) - Photo Album

  • "H.M.S. DEVONSHIRE" - Entering Freetown Harbour, West Africa, after Sinking the "Atlantis"

  • Supposed industrial machinery for the Philippines

  • Industrial machinery transforms into lethal 5.9 inch gun.Supposed industrial machinery for the Philippines

  • Atlantis sheltering at Kergelen where 1000 tons of much needed water was loaded

  • H.M.A.S. Canberra about to berth in Melbourne, 1939-1940

  • British Ship "Willesden"

  • British ship "Wellpark"

  • British ship "Kirkpool"

  • H.M.A.S. Sydney - Missing with all her ship's company, after a battle with the Raider "Kormoran."

  • Commander T.A. Detmers, Captain of the "Kormoran" who survived the fight with "Sydney" with 317 from his crew.

  • The German Armed Merchant Raider "Kormoran" sunk in the battle with H.M.A.S. Sydney

  • Captain J. Burnett R.A.N. - Lost with his entire crew when sunk by the Kormoran.

  • Survivors from the "Kormoran" in one of the ship's lifeboats.

  • Starboard deck, looking forward onboard HMAS Canberra.

  • Night firing of a six inch gun.

  • H.M.A.S. Australia.

  • German Supply ship "Coburg" set on fire by gunfire from H.M.A.S. "Canberra" and subsequently scuttled. 4th. of March , 1941

  • Kitty Broevig" Norwegian Tanker, captured by "Atlantis." Found by Walrus aircraft from H.M.AQ.S. "Canberra." Bombed and scuttled, 4th. of March, 1941

  • Differing Methods of Naming German Raiders. ( Table 3.)

  • H.M.A.S. Sydney - At Fremantle in late 1941 - One of the last photographs of H.M.A.S Sydney.

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    Tables

  • Table 1 - Tonnages sunk by individual German Armed Merchant Raiders.

  • Table 2 - German & Japanese Surface Raiders 1935 - 1945.

  • Table 3 - Differing Methods of Naming German Raiders.

  • Table 3 - Differing Methods of Naming German Raiders.- within article.


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