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Dulwich Hamlet look good for the play offs, as record breaking crowd watches nil-all draw against league leaders Maidstone, Sat 18th April, 2015

Dulwich Hamlet look good for the play offs, as record breaking crowd watches nil-all draw against league leaders Maidstone, Sat April, 2015

MV San Demetrio Convoy HX84

MV San Demetrio Convoy HX84

Retro Brit: H.M.S. Jervis Bay - Heroic Final Valiant Moment - MV San Demetrio.

Retro Brit: H.M.S. Jervis Bay - Heroic Final Valiant Moment - MV San Demetrio.

The 'San Demetrio' at the Jervis Bay Action, 5 November 1940 by Norman Wilkinson

The 'San Demetrio' at the Jervis Bay Action, 5 November 1940 by Norman Wilkinson

MT SAN DEMETRIO. HX 84 Attacked on 5 November 1940, by the German cruiser Admiral Scheer. Five ships were quickly sunk, and only the sacrifice of the armed merchant cruiser HMS Jervis Bay and failing light allowed the rest of the convoy to escape. The oil tanker San Demetrio was part of this convoy.

Tanker SAN DEMETRIO arriving in the Clyde after being torpedoed by U 404 on 17 March At the time of her being torpedoed she had already been shelled by the German pocket battleship ADMIRAL SCHEER, on 5 November

The Crew Reboarding the Tanker 'San Demetrio', 7 November 1940

The Crew Reboarding the Tanker 'San Demetrio', 7 November 1940 by Norman Wilkinson IWM (Imperial War Museums) Date painted: 1940

6 November 1940 worldwartwo.filminspector.com San Demetrio tanker

The tanker San Demetrio, battered by gunfire from the Admiral Scheer on 5 November finally makes landfall on 13 November She had been abandoned on November but was later re-boarded.

Retro Brit: H.M.S. Jervis Bay - Heroic Final Valiant Moment - MV San Demetrio.

Retro Brit: H.M.S. Jervis Bay - Heroic Final Valiant Moment - MV San Demetrio.

Korea's captain (left) and Mexico's captain (right) toss up prior to kick off

Korea's captain (left) and Mexico's captain (right) toss up prior to kick off