Sunday, May 14, 2017

Little Action, Mostly Rescues

THU 14 MAY 1942
German submarine U-213 mines the waters off St. John's, Newfoundland.
Norwegian freighter Havprins rescues 18 survivors of U.S. tanker Esso Houston, sunk by German submarine U-162 on 12 May; Havprins will transfer these men to Latvian freighter Everagra for transportation to St. Thomas, Virgin Islands (see 17 May).

Gulf of Mexico
Norwegian merchantman Norsol rescues two survivors from U.S. freighter David McKelvy, sunk the day before by German submarine U-506.

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