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Details for: Convoy KMF 4 and the sinking of HMS Blean


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HMS Blean was a type III Hunt class destroyer. While escorting convoy KMF 4 off the Algerian coast she was struck by two torpedoes from U-443 and sank 11 miles north-west of Oran. 89 men lost their lives.


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