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Re: Piracy

From: Original Wally
Location: La Crosse, WI
email: pattywalataoldotcom
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Date: 12.01.08
Time: 02:29:19 PM


If I remember right, a "Q" ship had a very special purpose. It was shallow draft so that torpedoes went right under it. I even heard something about being filled with ping pong balls for floatation in the event they were hit. They weren't heavily armed. I believe only to be used as a decoy. The German raiders looked like freighters, but had hidden guns.

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