Daily Event for November 9

On Nov. 9, 1940 off Librevile, France the Vichy French ship Bougainville was shelled and sunk by the Free
French ship Savorgnan de Brazza. Both ships were of the same class of Aviso (a small patrol craft), and were
both manned by French crews. I have no other details.

© 2006 Michael W. Pocock

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