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Author Topic: German Convoy losses. The Advertiser, Adelaide Australia. March, 13, 1944.  (Read 33471 times)

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I came across this newspaper article in the Advertiser, Adelaide, South Australia during WW2. I live in Adelaide but was born in Birmingham England. It may be of interest in regard to Submarines in WW2.

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GERMAN CONVOY LOSSES (1944, March 13). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 1. Retrieved April 6, 2024, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article48788335

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Re: The Advertiser newspaper articles from 21 and 22 March 1944.
« Reply #1 on: 06 April 2024 01:07:29 pm »

I have come across some newspaper articles from March 1944, during WW2.

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SLOOPS DESTROY SIX U-BOATS (1944, March 21). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 1. Retrieved April 6, 2024, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article48789368

SLOOPS DESTROY SIX U-BOATS - Stirring Welcome To Victors LONDON, March 19.-AAP. - The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) - 21 Mar 1944
An Admiralty communique reports that Royal Nary sloops escorting a convoy in the North Atlantic destroyed six U-boats in ...
nla.gov.au

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BRITISH SUBMARINE SUCCESSES (1944, March 22). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 1. Retrieved April 6, 2024, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article48789516

BRITISH SUBMARINE SUCCESSES - Seven Japanese Supply Ships Sunk LONDON, March 21 - The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) - 22 Mar 1944
An Admiralty communique states:"His Majesty's submarines on recent patrols in Far Eastern waters nave sunk seven Japanese ...
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Newspaper articles from the Advertiser (Adelaide, South Australia) in July 1944.

Article (6 July 1944) mentions that British subs sank 9 supply ships and damaged 2.

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SUBMARINES' SUCCESSES (1944, July 6). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 1. Retrieved May 18, 2024, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article43211116

Article (10 July 1944) mentions that British subs sink 17 enemy ships. Including 2 large transports in a harbor in Southern France.

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Submarines Sink 17 Enemy ships. (1944, July 10). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 1. Retrieved May 18, 2024, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article43211589

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British subs, Turbulent and Torbay, WW2
« Reply #3 on: 25 May 2024 01:32:57 pm »

Article from Advertiser (South Australia), 11 June 1942, mentions that British submarine Turbulent sinks 5 Italian vessels.

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inks Five Italian Vessels (1942, June 11). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 1. Retrieved May 25, 2024, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article48869922

Article from Advertiser (South Australia), 15 June 1942, mentions British submarine Torbay sank or damaged 70,000 tons of enemy shipping last year.

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BRITISH SUBMARINE'S GREAT RECORD (1942, June 15). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 1. Retrieved May 25, 2024, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article48870412

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Re: Brit Sub Thrasher, Lucky 13
« Reply #4 on: 11 June 2024 09:24:50 am »

Article from The Age (Melbourne, Vic, Australia), Friday, 8, January 1943.
Article mentions that Lieutenant P. Roberts and Petty Officer T. O Gould both won Victoria Cross. British Submarine Thrasher, Lucky Thirteen.

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SUBMARINES RECORD (1943, January 8). The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), p. 1. Retrieved June 11, 2024, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article206854749

Article from Dawin Army News (Australia), Sunday, 7, February 1943.
Article mentions. Remarkable daring in the Mediterraneum by two British Submarines is revealed in an Admiralty Communique.

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SUBMARINES' DARING (1943, February 7). Army News (Darwin, NT : 1941 - 1946), p. 1. Retrieved June 11, 2024, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article38332161

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Sorry, the face Icon was in the Citation for some reason. Probably a typo.
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