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    m.v.NORTHERN PRINCE (ON 161222)


    Dateline 3/4/41 - : Sunk by German aircraft in the Anti-Kythera Channel off the island of Crete, 35.24N - 23.23E whilst sailing in convoy bringing reinforcements during the Greek campaign. She was on passage Liverpool for Piraeus with military stores.


    Convoy ANF.24


    From: ALEXANDRIA Tuesday, 1 April 1941.
    To: PIRAEUS Friday, 4 April 1941.



    Vessel Flag Tons Built Pdt. Cargo Notes
    BENRINNES Br 5,410 1921
    CINGALESE PRINCE Br 8,474 1929 BADLY DAMAGED IN EXPLOSION 6.4.41
    CITY OF NORWICH Br 6,726 1913
    CLAN FRASER Br 7,529 1938 AMMUNITION INCL 200 TONS TNT BLEW UP DURING AIR RAID ON 6.4.41.
    DEVIS Br 6,054 1938
    KOHISTAN Br 5,884 1930
    NICOLAOU GEORGIOS Gk 4,108 1930
    NORTHERN PRINCE Br 10,917 1929 SUNK

    Data supplied by Don Kindell, extracted from the late Arnold Hague's papers with the kind permission of Mrs. Gill Hague.



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    Re sinking of Northern Prince; Her Master was Capt.H.M.Butlin.
    No lives were lost.
    Last edited by Graham Shaw; 10th June 2022 at 01:10 PM.

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