German weather München/ HMS Somali

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  1. I'm trying to determine the approxmiate location at which the German weather ship, München, was caught by HMS Somali on 7 May 1941. A search of the Internet brings up such a variety of locations that one can only wonder at the lack of consistency

    South east of Iceland - http://www.warcovers.dk/greenland/wbs6_1.htm
    South east of Iceland - http://users.telenet.be/d.rijmenants/en/enigmauboats.htm
    North east of Iceland - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_weather_ship_Lauenburg
    Greenland Sea - http://users.telenet.be/d.rijmenants/en/enigmauboats.htm
    Atlantic - http://avoca.ndirect.co.uk/enigma/enigma11.htm
    Near Jan Mayen - www.uboat.net/allies/merchants/ships/2189.html
    Inside the Arctic Circle - http://www.2ndhmsmanchesterassoc.org.uk/1937-42_Cruiser_Page_2.html
    North Atlantic - http://www.naval-history.net/xGM-Chrono-06CL-Birmingham.htm

    There are others but you'll have got the idea by now! Any help in resolving this would be appreciated.
     

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