Steamers "Cambrian Range" and "Hallbjorg" halted at sea by the German cruiser, SMS Möwe, during World War I.
Atlantic Ocean Date:1916, December 9 Duration:2 min 6 sec Sound:NO SOUND
German Cruiser intercepting munitions-carrying ships during World War 1.English steamer "Cambrian Range" bound from Baltimore Liverpool, with cargo of munitions, is given signal to halt at once, by the German Cruiser, SMS Möwe (sometimes written as Moewe) in mid Atlantic, on December 9, 1916 . Some crew from the steamer are seen pulling away from the vessel in a lifeboat (to be held on the Möwe). In similar fashion, the Norwegian Steamer, "Hallbjorg" carrying munitions from New York to Bordeaux, is halted by a warning shot from the Möwe's machine-cannon on December 4, 1916. View of the Möwe's gun crew firing. German sailors row a boat to the Hallbjorg to take control of it. View of the crew from Hallbjorg being taken aboard the Möwe.
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