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  1. Marcel

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    Fromhttp://http://www.dutchsubmarines.com/specials/special_cornelis_de_wolf.htm

     
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    #3 Marcel, Dec 11, 2014
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    Route of mr. Wolf:
    map_route_wolf.jpg

     
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    wow...what a story!

    Thanks for sharing that, Marcel!
     
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    Great stuff Marcel. Would you happen to know the story of a WW2 Dutch (perhaps) submarine that ran aground on a small coral reef, but could not get off and is still there today?
     
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    Good stuff Marcel!
     
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    It was the O 19. The crew was taken off by the USS Cod, which may still be extant in Cleveland, Ohio. Her battle flag shows a martini glass to honor the 3 day party the crew of O 19 threw in their honor. Must have been some party!
     
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    There is a nice youtube clip made of the rescue:

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF0OVO1QXJ0
     
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    Great story, and fantastic video. Thanks Marcel.
     
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