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 German submarine 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, U-156 German submarine was destroyed 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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