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Operation Substanc, Mediterranean, Malta

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MX37230

Sending up a pall of smoke into the air over the Mediterranean, is F Class destroyer H.M.S. Fearless. She was one of the vessels escorting a convoy for Malta code named Operation Substanc, which was viciously attacked by Axis air and naval forces. The convoy got through without loss except for the Fearless. And the Axis didn't even sink that one. They damaged her, and she had to be sunk by our own forces. Past the funeral pyre of her burning can be seen some of the ships she died to defend. July 1941 P012330

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Color Black & White
Keywords 1940s,World War Two,WW2,WWII,Royal Navy,Operation Substance,Ship,Fire,Smoke
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1941
Model Released No
Property Released No

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Image ID:
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