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But further in, on page 8 of the document, it says -11. A Dutch merchant ship reported that she had been shelled by a U-boat
south of Java; otherwise there have been no U-boat attacks during the week.
On the East Coast three ships have been sunk by mines and two others have
been damaged. Aircraft have unsuccessfully attacked shipping in the Faroes,
and one ship in a northbound coastal convoy was slightly damaged on the East
45. Enemy activity by day included a shipping attack off Dungeness and
another in the Lisbon area. Three night attacks were made on shipping—off
Rattray Head, the Faroes and Land's End—and minelaying in the Thames
estuary was reported on one night.
http://www.crcshetland.co.uk/index.php?p=wwiicrashlogBy now visits by the Luftwaffe to Shetland were occasional hit and run nuisance raids. The purpose of these was to tie down valuable assets in the defence of the islands.
But there was one regular German flight which passed close to Fair Isle. This was the weather reconnaissance sortie from Oldenburg to the Faroes – known to the RAF as ‘Weather Willie’. At first the RAF made determined attempts to intercept the flight. But later they monitored the data being transmitted back to Germany, which they found to be useful, and ‘Willie’ was usually allowed to proceed unmolested.