Africa Shell (1938)
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November 15, 1939: The Africa Shell seen from the Admiral Graf Spee.

(Photo courtesy of Hugo R. Sochi from the private collection of Ana Marcela Halupczok, daughter of Maschinengefreiter Erich Halupczok, Division 9, Admiral Graf Spee)

 

November 15, 1939: The Africa Shell seen from the Admiral Graf Spee.

 

November 15, 1939: The Africa Shell seen from the Admiral Graf Spee. The launch from the Admiral Graf Spee
is alongside and the crew can be seen gathered at the stern.

(Photo courtesy of Hugo R. Sochi from the private collection of Ana Marcela Halupczok, daughter of Maschinengefreiter Erich Halupczok, Division 9, Admiral Graf Spee)

 

November 15, 1939: Africa Shell sinking.

(Photo courtesy of Hugo R. Sochi from the private collection of Delia S. Neumann, wife of
Matrosenobergefreiter Gustav Neumann, Division 3, Admiral Graf Spee)

 

Captain Patrick G. G. Dove seen in the 1940 movie "For Freedom", this scene is a dramatization of the capture of the Africa Shell.

(Courtesy of Martin and Marie Scobie)

 



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Page published May 12, 2008