Bigbird

U-516

Shown here is the Type IXC boat U-516, commanded by Oberleutnant zur See Friedrich Petran, flying a black surrender flag, was photographed about 275 miles west of St Nazaire, on 10 May 1945, from a Sunderland GR Mk V flying boat of 461 ( RAAF) squadron, flown by Flight Lieutenant R. C. Allardice, based at Pembroke dock. On 2 January 1946 it was towed from Limavady, Northern Ireland to be used as a target but sank in heavy seas. ref: AIR 15/743

U-516
Bigbird, Sep 12, 2011
    There are no comments to display.
  • Category:
    General
    Uploaded By:
    Bigbird
    Date:
    Sep 12, 2011
    View Count:
    1,815
    Comment Count:
    0