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Posted on Thursday 24th November

The Dunedin Society will mark the 70th anniversary of the sinking of HMS Dunedin today with a Remembrance service at 13.15pm in front of the Portsmouth Naval War Memorial, Southsea Common. For more details see hmsdunedin.co.uk.

HMS Dunedin was patrolling the Central Atlantic Ocean between Brazil and Africa on 24 November 1941 when, at 1526 hours, two torpedoes from the German submarine U-124 hit her and she sank rapidly.

Only four officers and 63 men survived out of the Dunedin’s crew of 486 officers and men.

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