Base Afrikander III

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  • Participant in WW2
  • Base

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  • Fleet Air Arm Officers Association:

    "AFRIKANDER III, was a base in Capetown. It provided lodger facilities for RNAS Wynberg which existed from sometime in 1940 until 2.6.41 when the personnel at RNAS Wynberg were  transferred to a new parent ship, AFRIKANDER I, the RN base in Simonstown. (AFRIKANDER III became a South African RNVR base in 1941. It was renamed HMS GNU 1.11.42 at the same time as AFRIKANDER I became AFRIKANDER. GNU was paid off 15.1.46)."