It was the autumn of 1939 october 14th the hms royal oak was anchored at scapa flow she was a british battleship nicknamed the mighty oaka veteran of world war i and the mighty pride of . U 47 first sailed towards lyness but finding no ships in the area and encountering no resistance then turned to the north where hms royal oak hms pegasus and possibly hms iron duke were spotted wood 2008 p92 a total of 51 ships were in scapa flow at the time 18 of which can be described as fighting ships weaver 1980 p39. Kindle shop wahlen sie die abteilung aus in der sie suchen mochten. On 14 october 1939 royal oak was anchored at scapa flow in orkney scotland when she was torpedoed by the german submarine u 47 of royal oak s complement of 1234 men and boys 833 were killed that night or died later of their wounds. Animation in the year 1939 the german submarine u 47 under command of gunther prien entered scapa flow and sank the british battleship hms royal oak
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