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Jan 05, 1944

Patrol planes reported a ship identified as Floridian, though intellligence identified her as German blockade runner Burgenlund. USS Omaha and USS Jouett picked her up on radar and closed in. Scuttling charges and the cruiser's gunfire sank her.

Theater:  Atlantic Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

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Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-01-05

Tags: Cruiser, US Navy, Atlantic

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