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Posted by: Siri (IP Logged)
Date: December 01, 2001 08:59AM

Can someone clarify the following for me?

I have information that the Norwegian Høegh Trader was seized by the Germans while building in 1940, renamed Kurland, transferred to the Kriegsmarine (in the management of Norddeutscher Lloyd), July-1941. Served until 1942 as a "Fleet Scout Ship", then as a target ship and naval auxiliary. Is the name Kurland incorrect here, or was it renamed again later while serving in the Kriegsmarine?

Theo sent me some info a while back on another Norwegian ship, M/S Bratland, saying among other things, she was put into service in the Baltic as Kurland in Aug.-1944. (See my text for Bratland
[]). Some previous info I had was that this ship was used in the Baltic under the name Warthe, then as Seelöwe A5 transport from Aug.-1940.


Subject Written By Posted
  Kurland Siri 12/01/2001 08:59AM
  Re: Kurland Erik 12/01/2001 09:37AM
  Re: Kurland 12/01/2001 09:45AM
  Re: Kurland Theodor Dorgeist 12/01/2001 10:19AM
  Re: Kurland Siri 12/01/2001 01:07PM
  Re: Kurland Dr. Jack Kapoor 01/28/2006 09:42AM
  Re: Kurland Siri 01/28/2006 02:04PM

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