French Sailing vessel
|Completed||1936 - Chantiers Donnart, Beuzec-Conq|
|Owner||Julien Celton, Douarnenez|
|Date of attack||28 May 1940||Nationality: French|
|Fate||Sunk by U-37 (Victor Oehrn)|
|Position||42° 50'N, 10° 40'W - Grid CG 2131|
|Complement||10 (0 dead and 10 survivors).|
|History||Registration code: DZ 3252 |
|Notes on event|
At 16.30 hours on 28 May 1940 the unescorted and unarmed Julien was stopped with a shot across her bow by U-37 about 60 miles west of Cape Finisterre. The lobster trawler was sunk by gunfire after the crew had abandoned ship in a dinghy. The survivors were given the course to the nearest land and some canned food by the Germans and were rescued after two days.
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