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79thPA Supporting Member of TMP06 Apr 2022 8:52 a.m. PST

Interesting story on MSN about German cargo from WWII coming ashore in Texas.

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BuckeyeBob08 Apr 2022 1:11 p.m. PST

I wonder why there wasn"t an attempt to capture the ship and take it into a friendly port rather than use it as target practice by the U.S. warships.

Marc33594 Supporting Member of TMP09 Apr 2022 7:27 a.m. PST

I suspect the crews efforts to scuttle the ship rendered it non seaworthy and it was then a navigational hazard.

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