German auxiliary ship “Franken” after the attack of the Il-2 attack aircraft

ship Franken


Damage to the German auxiliary supply vessel “Franken” (Trossschiff “Franken”) from air bombs as a result of the attack of Soviet IL-2 from the Air Force of the Baltic Fleet to the southeast of East Prussia, April 8, 1945. Photocontrol of impact.
The ship “Franken” broke into two parts and now lies at a depth of 47-72 m at the point with coordinates 54 ° 32 ‘N018 ° 57’ E. 43 crew members were killed.

 

 

Location: The Baltic Sea
Date: 08 April 1945
Author: George Rodge

In : 1945

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