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Honour - 'Cap Trafalgar' 1914


Date - 14 September
Type - Single Ship or Boat Service Actions
Conflict - World War 1; 1914-18

 
Description The action took place off the island of Trinidad in the Caribbean.

The armed merchant cruiser HMS Carmania (8 x 4.7" guns) attacked and sank the German armed liner Cap Trafalgar from the Hamburg-Sud-America Line.

Carmania lost 9 killed and 26 wounded.

 

 
 
HM Ships
Carmania         
         
 
This page last edited - 06 April, 2013.

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