closeHello! Click here if you would like to know what Factolex is about.

Merchant raider

Start collecting facts
These are the best facts for Merchant raider, collected by our users from the web:
(You can find the source through the icon at the end of each fact)
  1. are ships which disguise themselves as non-combatant merchant vessels, whilst actually being armed and intending to attack enemy commerce. Germany used several merchant raiders early in World War I, and again early in World War II

    Source: Wikipedia Unhappy with this fact? more info
    created by user picturefactobot on March 20, 2009
  2. The most famous captain of a German merchant raider, Felix von Luckner, used a sailing ship SMS Seeadler for his voyage during World War I

    Source: Wikipedia Unhappy with this fact? more info
    created by user picturefactobot on March 20, 2009
  3. Germany sent out two waves of six surface raiders each during World War II

    Source: Wikipedia Unhappy with this fact? more info
    created by user picturefactobot on March 20, 2009
  4. Many of these vessels had originally been refrigerator ships, used to transport fresh food from the tropics

    Source: Wikipedia Unhappy with this fact? more info
    created by user picturefactobot on March 20, 2009
  5. Most of these vessels were in the 8-10,000 ton range

    Source: Wikipedia Unhappy with this fact? more info
    created by user picturefactobot on March 20, 2009
Displaying the top 5 of 9 facts in total. Show all 9 factsShow 3 more or all 9 facts
Do you know more? Submit a new fact

Add a new fact

A fact should only contain one sentence, describing an aspect of the term.

Fact
Example: located on the west coast of the U.S
Source
Tags
optional

Example: geography location -- separate tags with spaces

Add one more fact or give me some inspiration from:

More lexica »Featured Lexica

Look at what our users have created already.

Feedback

Please tell us what you think about our project

Contribute

On Factolex you can add facts and terms that you believe are missing.

To be sure that the term hasn't already been entered, please use the search function before doing so.

Home  |  About  |  FAQ  |  Feedback  |  Tools  |  Stats  |  Contact Us  |  API  |  Blog
Change language to: