ABEL TASMAN

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Used in Operation ‘Dynamo’, the Dunkirk evacuation fleet.  Hit mine in the Swash Channel the wreck raised in June 1945 and dumped in Studland Bay with the PRINSES JULIANA and HMS SONA.  All the naval crew were killed in the explosion.

Ref. LCWLR: WW2 p83 & Notice to Mariner No. 35 of 1947.


Day of Loss: 13

Month of Loss: 6

Year of Loss: 1940


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