Thursday, June 26, 2014

Ships Sunk Off NC Coast May 1942

From Wikipedia Ships Sunk Off North Carolina.

The submarine war off the coast continued in May 1942.

May 2:  USS Clythera, patrol boat torpedoed by U-402.
May 4:  SS Byron D. Benson, tanker, torpedoed by U-552
May 8:  U-352, sunk by depth charges from the USCGC Icarus.
May 11: HMT Bedfordshire, anti-submarine trawler on loan from U.K., torpedoed bu U-588 off Ocracoke Island.

--GreGen



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