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From: Original Wally
Location: La Crosse, WI
Remote Name: 188.8.131.52
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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