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Admiral Friedrich Hüffmeier and bad luck

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    In "death of Scharnhorst" author John Winton describes some reasons why the crew thought he brought bad luck while their captain:

    1. He ran Scharnhorst aground off Hela at 26 knots

    2. He managed to wrap a buoy wire around the starboard screw while leaving the Gdynia harbour requiring dockyard repairs

    3. In Aug 1942 he collided with sub U523 while on manuevres in the baltic requiring further repairs

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    http://www.islandfarm.fsnet.co.uk/Vizeadmiral%20Friedrich%20H%FCffmeier.htm
     
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