OB 318 was a North Atlantic convoy which ran during the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II. During Operation Primrose Royal Navy convoy escorts HMS Bulldog, Broadway and Aubretia captured U-110 with an intact Enigma machine and a wealth of signals intelligence, which led to the Allied breakthrough into cracking the German naval Enigma code.

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  • OB 318 was a North Atlantic convoy which ran during the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II. During Operation Primrose Royal Navy convoy escorts HMS Bulldog, Broadway and Aubretia captured U-110 with an intact Enigma machine and a wealth of signals intelligence, which led to the Allied breakthrough into cracking the German naval Enigma code. (en)
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  • 2 freighters damaged
  • 40 killed/drowned
  • 7 freighters sunk (35,315GRT)
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  • 25pxUnited Kingdom
  • 25pxGermany
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  • 1941-05-10 (xsd:date)
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  • British victory
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  • 4 submarines
  • 2Naval trawlers
  • 3Corvettes
  • 3Destroyers
  • 40 freighters
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  • 2018-04-28 21:51:38Z (xsd:date)
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  • U-110 and (en)
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  • Boarding Party: Sub-Lt. David Balme (en)
  • Convoy Commodore: WB MacKenzie RNR (en)
  • Escort: Cdr AJB Baker-Cresswell (en)
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  • Convoy OB 318 (en)
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  • --05-10
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  • Atlantic Ocean, South of Iceland (en)
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  • British victory (en)
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  • OB 318 was a North Atlantic convoy which ran during the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II. During Operation Primrose Royal Navy convoy escorts HMS Bulldog, Broadway and Aubretia captured U-110 with an intact Enigma machine and a wealth of signals intelligence, which led to the Allied breakthrough into cracking the German naval Enigma code. (en)
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  • Convoy OB 318 (en)
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  • Convoy OB 318 (en)
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