Liverpool to Cape Town

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Bound, Liverpool to Cape Town, mainly with civilians, the Ceramic was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic, 6 December 1942 by U.515. Of about 600 souls aboard, only one survived. Account of loss and later suicide of U-boat Captain faced with War drime trial, in "We Captured a U-Boat" by Rear Admiral D Gallery USN (1st edition, about 1960).

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