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12 Mar 1944

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  • A lifeboat containing the survivors of Norwegian motor vessel Tarifa (sunk by German submarine U-510 on 7 Mar 1944), including Master Hans BjĂžnness, made landfall at the RAF base on Socotra island in the Arabian Sea in the evening. ww2dbase [Socotra | HM]
14 Mar 1944

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  • HMS Avon (K 97) picked up survivors of Norwegian motor vessel Tarifa, which was sunk by German submarine U-510 on 7 Mar 1944, in the Arabian Sea. The survivors would be landed at Socotra island in the Arabian Sea, where the British RAF had presence. ww2dbase [Socotra | HM]

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