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Just finishing off "Matunga",they have taken away every bit of cargo & coal out of her, cabin fittingsbunks, settees etc&have built rooms on board here for the army officers & married couples
26th August
9A.M. were permitted on deck to watch torpedo practice & some jolly good shooting they made.
"Matunga" proceeded to sea followed by "Wolf"
NOON Both ships stopped about 12 miles off the land & preparations were begun for sinking "Matunga".
1.30. First bomb exploded port side engine-room-bilges & ship settled quickly by the stern with heavy list to port.
1.32.Second bomb exploded starboard side No 2 hatch & ship gradually straightened up with after deck awash.
1.37. Ship went down rapidly stern first, leaving

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