Germans Sink Own Prize-of-War

On 23 May, 1940, U-9 torpedoed and sank the SS Sigurds Faulbaums, a captured German ship which a prize crew was taking to an English port. Subsequently, U-9 was located by British destroyers which subjected her to several hours of depth-charge attacks damaging her.

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Charles McCain

Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website:

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