Events occurring on Sunday, September 21, 1941  
  The Siege of Leningrad  
  The Luftwaffe struck the Soviet naval base at Kronstadt near Leningrad with 180 bombers destroying much of the naval dockyard.  
   
  The Battle of the Atlantic  
  Sailing with Convoy OG-74, the British steam merchant Lissa was torpedoed and sunk by the U-201, commanded by Oberleutnant zur See Adalbert Schnee, north-northeast of the Azores in the eastern Atlantic Ocean. All of the ship’s complement of 26 died. The 1,511 ton Lissa was carrying coal and was headed for Lisbon, Portugal.  
   
  Sailing with Convoy OG-74, the British steam merchant Rhineland was torpedoed and sunk by the U-201 north-northeast of the Azores. All of the ship’s complement of 26 died. The 1,381 ton Rhineland was carrying coal and bags of mail and was headed for Gibraltar.  
   
  Sailing with Convoy OG-74, the British steam merchant Runa was torpedoed and sunk by the U-201 north-northeast of the Azores. Of the ship’s complement, 14 died and 9 survivors were picked up by the sloop HMS Deptford (L 53). The 1,575 ton Runa was carrying coal and was headed for Lisbon, Portugal.  
     
   
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