New Zealand Maritime Index



Source: New Zealand Marine News
Reference ID:4901006
Publisher:New Zealand Ship and Marine Society
Year2000
Volume49
Number1
Page:16-25
Title: The "Otaki-Moewe" Affair
Author: Amodeo, C F
Abstract: A detailed two part assessment of the epic First World War encounter between the New Zealand Shipping Company's OTAKI and the German surface raider MOEWE. The OTAKI's stubborn resistance earned her Master a posthumous Victoria Cross. This part of the assessment gives details of the players and their previous history. The assessment is continued in Vol.49 No.2.
Descriptor 1: Biographies


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