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In Peril On The Sea

A Personal Remembrance

By Bell, R.W. and Lockerbie, D.Bruce
1984, Doubleday
ISBN 038518378X
284 pages, 12 b&w photos

Descripton: Firsthand account of the sinking of the SS West Lashaway, owned by American West African Lines. This ship was sunk by U-66 with Kapitanleutnant Friedrich Markworth in command on 30 August, 1942. Bell's 20 days on a raft, rescue by HMS Vimy, and 1981 meeting in Germany with Markworth and some of the crew of U-66 are described.

The following pages link to this title
Ships hit by U-boats. West Lashaway
Allied Warships. HMS Vimy
U-boats of WWII. U-66
U-boat Commanders of WWII. Markworth

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