Mapia (1923)

November 16, 1939: The Dutch steamship Mapia seen while being detained by the German cruiser Admiral
Graf Spee off the coast of Mozambique, Africa. Mapia was released by the German's because she was from a
neutral country.

(Photo courtesy of Hugo R. Sochi from the private collection of Hugo Oehler, son of
Matrosenobergefreiter Hugo Oehler, Division 4, Admiral Graf Spee)


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