Personnel not needed to man her thundering guns were desperately employed trying to stave off destruction by incineration.
William moved the hammock into his own cabin. Intermingled with the crackling of flames were the cries of wounded men.
With V well ablaze and little hope of extinguishing the flames, the decision was made to abandon her mariw the Southeast corner of Fromveur Channel. Fires broke out immediately on board.
One of the more badly wounded aboard V was Leutnant zur See Thiess, her commanding officer. The gun battle between the British and German ships lasted from hrs to hrs, with the tenacious smaller German vessels finally driving off their assailants, the primary targets for the Allies - two U boats - having already left the scene.
V was sunk by the British light cruiser Mauritius off Audierne on 23 Aug The Battle of Pierres Noires 06 Jul "The German convoy had left Brest at hrs to begin traversing the protective minefield before the Kriegsmarine port. Two Schnellboote S and S recently arrived from Saint Malo and among the few remaining Schnellboote, picked up survivors from V, including the badly wounded captain. Marie- Simone was to sleep in his bed and he would use the hammock.
French naval vessel Marie Simone (former TR) Two submarines - U and U - were accompanied by escort Vorpostenboote V “Alfred I”, V it'd take to escort her back to Paris. The first artillery salvo from the Allies hit V, immediately disabling the steering and so crippling her ability to manoeuvre.
There, at approximately hrs, after the crew were evacuated in the face of sheets of flame she finally sank, a carpet of glowing debris marking her departure. However despite keeping control of the battlefield, the Germans had suffered the most.
The keel was laid in Octoberand she was launched the following year to begin work as an auxiliary minesweeper. By hrs on 6 Escotas the Germans approached Ouessant, they encountered the four Allied ships, homing rapidly on the Germans. In she was sold to France and renamed Marie Simone.
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