Documents Relating to New Zealand's Participation in the Second World War 1939–45: Volume I
145 — The Australian Commonwealth Naval Board to the Admiralty
The Australian Commonwealth Naval Board to the Admiralty
The convoy is due at Capetown on 26 May. If you concur with this proposal, we request that immediate steps be taken to arrange diversion.
This telegram is repeated to the New Zealand Naval Board.
1 Orient Line, 23,456 tons; sunk by enemy U-boat off the Cape of Good Hope, 10 Oct 1942.
2 Peninsular and Oriental Line, 22,283 tons.