Operation Berlin Question

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Operation Berlin Question

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In Richard Garrett’s Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, he writes that during Operation Berlin, while sinking five merchant ships on 2/22, “the Scharnhorst steamed off in pursuit of another tanker, which escaped”
I was wondering if anyone had a copy of her war diary which confirms this.
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I know this is the nitty gritty minutiae but why I love these boards so I ask
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I'm not familiar with Richard Garrett’s work, but he may be referring to the fifth and last victim, the Harlesden (5,483 GRT) which initialy tried to escape but was finally sunk at 2308 hours after darkness fell.
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