Von Luckner

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Felix Von Luckner - World War I - The Voyage of Seeadler - Raider
... selected for the ability to speak Norwegian, including Luckner, in case they were intercepted by the British ... Later, Captain Bannister told Luckner that he had previously been captured by a German raider, and had given his parole which he had broken thus he was not anxious to be a ... Luckner continued his voyage southwards, and by 21 January, he was in mid-Atlantic between Brazil and West Africa when he found the 2,199 ton French three-masted barque Charles Gounod, loaded with corn ...
Felix Von Luckner - World War I - Escape
... Von Luckner still refused to accept that the war was over for him ... at Motuihe had a fast motor boat, Pearl, at his disposal, and on 13 December 1917, von Luckner faked setting up a play for Christmas with his men and used ... Von Luckner and a number of other prisoners seized Pearl and made for the Coromandel Peninsula ...
Mopelia - History
... In the same year, Count Felix von Luckner of the famed SMS Seeadler visited the island and established a small colony during his voyage to raid Allied shipping in the South Pacific during the First World War ... Seeadler to run aground on Mopelia's reef, leaving Luckner and about 50 others marooned ... In Lowell Thomas' 1928 book on von Luckner he reports that the loss of Seeadler was the consequence of a tsunami ...

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