1940 GB…S.S. NADIA SUNK BY GERMAN RAIDER “THOR” & POW…. [21108]

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1940 (Sep 18) Plain envelope together with Church News Letter to H. Commars, Engine Room Dept., S.S. Nadia, Royal Mail Line Ltd., 2 Lime St., London E.C. bearing GB GVI definitive 1d tied London E.1 datestamp & with PC90 OPENED BY / EXAMINER 930 label. Destination address deleted & with red violet split framed RETURN TO SENDER with in bottom segment pencil “Prisoner of War” & on reverse violet oval LA HALA PE (???) ARGENTINA S.A / DTO MARITIMO / 6 NOV 1940 / AIRES & on face London E.C. (22 Mar 1941) arrival …………….On 8 Oct 1940 S.S. Nadia was attacked & sunk with the crew taken POW aboard the German Raider “Thor” near the Brazilian island of St. Paul

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