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British Royal Navy Capt. Donald G.F.W. Macintyre, second highest scoring Allied U-boat killer, who captured Nazi ace Kplt. Otto Kretschmer.

By permission of the Imperial War Museum.
HMS Hesperus, Macintyre's later command, one of the most illustrious ships of World War II, with a record of five U-boat kills. She was named for the evening star of mythology.

By permission of the Imperial War Museum.
German navy Lt. Cdr. Otto Krestchmer, the top German ace, with 44 kills to his credit. Kretschmer disliked the Nazis distinctly.
HMS Walker, which grabbed Kretschmer out of the Atlantic with Macintyre at the helm, was a World War I veteran.