Diary March 7, 1941

RN destroyer Wolverine
RN destroyer Wolverine sunks U-47 with Prien. This picture was taken as she came back to Plymouth, together with battlecruiser Renown (background) from the hunting of the Graf Spee.
Diary for Friday, March 7, 1941:

Sea War

Atlantic: U-boat ‘ace’ Cdr. Gunther Prien, the ‘Bull of Scapa Flow‘, dies; his U-47 is sunk by HMS Wolverine while attacking Convoy OB.293.

Home Fronts

Britain: Admiralty to control labour in shipyards.

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