Death of Nazi U-185 submarine

Death of Nazi U-185 submarine


The last seconds before the death of the German submarine U-185.

U-185 – German submarine IXC / 40 type. At the time of his death, the submarine made a 3 military campaigns, which sank nine ships and damaged one ship (the American tanker S.B.Hunt). Also, anti-aircraft gun crew were shot down 2 aircraft.

August 24, 1943 at 7:00 07 minutes submarine was sunk in the Atlantic by depth charges from an American Grumman TBF-1 Avenger torpedo bomber (pilot – Lieutenant R.P.Williams) of the air group of escort aircraft carrier USS Core.

29 German submariners were killed, 22 were rescued.

 

 

Time taken: 24 August 1943

In : 1943

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