British cruisers Dorsetshire and Cornwall burning during the Indian Ocean Raid, 5 Apr 1942; photo taken from a Japanese aircraft

Caption   British cruisers Dorsetshire and Cornwall burning during the Indian Ocean Raid, 5 Apr 1942; photo taken from a Japanese aircraft ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 28 Oct 2008

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1. Hilary Nott says:
18 Sep 2017 09:34:48 AM

My father was on the HAS Cornwall when it sunk he floated on a plank of wood for 36 hrs. Before being rescued. I have looked on the crew list but his name isn't on there. He was an officer.

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