The death of the German submarine U-156

submarine U-156

U-156 is a German submarine of the IXC type. Launched on May 21, 1941, entered service on November 21, 1941.
U-156 performed 5 military campaigns. Drowned 20 vessels with a total cargo capacity of 97,504 tons. Damaged 3 vessels (18,811 tons) and one warship (1,190 tons). March 8, 1943, was killed by an attack on the US Navy aircraft (Catalina), east of the island of Barbados. The entire crew (53 people) was killed.



Location: Caribbean
Date: 08 March 1943

In : 1943

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