AT SEA: Raiders

Passengers on the motorship Challenger (American South African Line), which arrived last week in Boston from Capetown, told how, in mid-Atlantic near the Equator, they were surprised to see land planes flying about, many hundreds of miles from any land. Presently the watchers sighted a British aircraft carrier and a British cruiser, also a French cruiser. Challenger's passengers then realized they beheld part of the far-flung Allied hunt for Nazi sea raiders.

Last fortnight the British tanker Africa Shell was sunk in the Mozambique Channel two miles off Portuguese East Africa by two bombs placed in her by an emaciated...

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