Rescue Ship bombed

21st September 1941: Convoy to Gibraltar badly hit by U-Boats and aircraft

Convoy OG 741left Liverpool on 13th September bound for Gibraltar. Its route took it way out into the Atlantic in the hope of avoiding German spotter planes and U Boats. For the first time, this convoy had the support of an ‘Escort Carrier’- HMS Audacity - , whose aircraft were intended to counter the Luftwaffe attacks. Also unusually there was a 'rescue…

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