US Coast Guard Menges after returning to the Navy after repair

US Coast Guard Menges


US Coast Guard Menges (DE-320) after returning to the Navy after repairs.
“Menges” was damaged acoustic torpedo from the German submarine U-371 on the night of 2 to 3 May 1944 in the Mediterranean. The torpedo hit the stern of the ship, but it remained afloat and did not sink. 31 American sailors died, 25 were injured.



Location: Atlantic
Photo date: 1944

In : 1944

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