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Axis Ships in convey leave a herring-bone pattern in the sea. Three vessels to the right are merchantmen.

Axis Ships in convey leave a herring-bone pattern in the sea. Three vessels to the right are merchantmen. Stock Photo
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Contributor:

Nigel J Clarke / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

F6DN0M

File size:

35.7 MB (2.3 MB Compressed download)

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Dimensions:

4285 x 2916 px | 36.3 x 24.7 cm | 14.3 x 9.7 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

November 9, 2015

Location:

Mediterranean- Aegean sea

Photographer:

Nigel Clarke

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Merchant vessel attacked and bombed by the RAF Coastal Command Sunderland plane. Bombs burst around the ship. July 1942. The convoy leave a herringbone wake in the sea. Top left an escorting frigate takes evasive action with a tight turn away from the convoy