Attack on Queen Mary


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Pat Winship

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This post appeared on www.uboat.net. Does anyone over here know more?

Barry Scully wrote:

"On October 1st 1942 U-407 (KptLt. Bruller) attacked the Liner Queen Mary with a 4 torpedo fan shot which missed.

Does anybody have details of this encounter, I can't find anything other than the bare facts."

Thank you!

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>>From subsequent posts it looks like the source is the U-boat's war diary<<

That would be a pretty good source.

>>The commander underestimated the Queen Mary's speed by a lot! <<

Not surprising. He was probably used to much slower game which was easier to get a viable firing solution for.
 
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