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Escort Carrier USS Guadalcanal departing Norfolk, Virginia, United States to lead an anti-submarine hunter-killer group in the Atlantic, Capt Daniel V Gallery commanding. 15 May 1944A salvage party from USS Guadalcanal on the captured German submarine U-505, 4 Jun 1944 in the eastern Atlantic. Note the twin 20mm anti-aircraft guns and the seashell insignia on the tower.
Escort Carrier USS Guadalcanal departing Norfolk, Virginia, United States to lead an anti-submarine hunter-killer group in the Atlantic, Capt Daniel V Gallery commanding. 15 May 1944A salvage party from USS Guadalcanal on the captured German submarine U-505, 4 Jun 1944 in the eastern Atlantic. Note the twin 20mm anti-aircraft guns and the seashell insignia on the tower.
Abandoned by her crew but with engines still running, German Type IXC submarine U-505 circles at 7 knots before US boarding parties complete the capture off the West African coast, 4 Jun 1944.Abandoned by her crew but with engines still running, German U-505 circles at 7 knots as US boarding parties complete the capture and escort USS Chatelain stands by off the West African coast, 4 Jun 1944.
Abandoned by her crew but with engines still running, German Type IXC submarine U-505 circles at 7 knots before US boarding parties complete the capture off the West African coast, 4 Jun 1944.Abandoned by her crew but with engines still running, German U-505 circles at 7 knots as US boarding parties complete the capture and escort USS Chatelain stands by off the West African coast, 4 Jun 1944.
After being abandoned by her crew, an American boarding party comes alongside the damaged German U-505 off the West African coast, 4 Jun 1944. Destroyer Escort USS Chatelain circles the capture.Boarding party from USS Pillsbury working to secure a tow line to U-505’s bow in the western Atlantic, 4 Jun 1944. Note the large United States flag flying from the submarine’s periscope.
After being abandoned by her crew, an American boarding party comes alongside the damaged German U-505 off the West African coast, 4 Jun 1944. Destroyer Escort USS Chatelain circles the capture.Boarding party from USS Pillsbury working to secure a tow line to U-505’s bow in the western Atlantic, 4 Jun 1944. Note the large United States flag flying from the submarine’s periscope.
Boarding party working on the captured U-505’s bow in the western Atlantic as the carrier USS Guadalcanal approaches to take the submarine in tow, 4 Jun 1944.Captured German crewmen from U-505 climbing a Jacob’s ladder from a whaleboat to come aboard USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60), after their rescue from the Atlantic, 4 Jun 1944.
Boarding party working on the captured U-505’s bow in the western Atlantic as the carrier USS Guadalcanal approaches to take the submarine in tow, 4 Jun 1944.Captured German crewmen from U-505 climbing a Jacob’s ladder from a whaleboat to come aboard USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60), after their rescue from the Atlantic, 4 Jun 1944.
Destroyer Escort USS Pillsbury alongside the captured U-505 off the West African coast, 4 Jun 1944USS Pillsbury crew members who were the first party to board the German submarine U-505 after being abandoned by her crew, eastern Atlantic, 4 Jun 1944.
Destroyer Escort USS Pillsbury alongside the captured U-505 off the West African coast, 4 Jun 1944USS Pillsbury crew members who were the first party to board the German submarine U-505 after being abandoned by her crew, eastern Atlantic, 4 Jun 1944.
TBM Avenger landing on USS Guadalcanal about 6 Jun 1944 while the carrier was towing the captured submarine U-505. Guadalcanal’s hunter group captured U-505 in the western Atlantic on 4 Jun 1944.Captured German submarine U-505 three days after her capture as her tow was being transferred from the carrier USS Guadalcanal to the ocean-going tug USS Abnaki in the western Atlantic, 7 Jun 1944.
TBM Avenger landing on USS Guadalcanal about 6 Jun 1944 while the carrier was towing the captured submarine U-505. Guadalcanal’s hunter group captured U-505 in the western Atlantic on 4 Jun 1944.Captured German submarine U-505 three days after her capture as her tow was being transferred from the carrier USS Guadalcanal to the ocean-going tug USS Abnaki in the western Atlantic, 7 Jun 1944.
Captured German submarine U-505 with salvage crew on deck (distance) being taken under tow by fleet tug USS Abnaki (foreground), 7 Jun 1944, mid-Atlantic.Escort Carrier USS Guadalcanal off the African coast, 7 Jun 1944. The captured U-505 is in the foreground with a US Navy whaleboat alongside.
Captured German submarine U-505 with salvage crew on deck (distance) being taken under tow by fleet tug USS Abnaki (foreground), 7 Jun 1944, mid-Atlantic.Escort Carrier USS Guadalcanal off the African coast, 7 Jun 1944. The captured U-505 is in the foreground with a US Navy whaleboat alongside.
Oceangoing tug USS Abnaki takes the captured Type IXC submarine U-505 under tow, 7 Jun 1944. U-505 was captured three days earlier by the USS Guadalcanal hunter group. Photo 1 of 3.Oceangoing tug USS Abnaki takes the captured Type IXC submarine U-505 under tow, 7 Jun 1944. U-505 was captured three days earlier by the USS Guadalcanal hunter group. Photo 2 of 3.
Oceangoing tug USS Abnaki takes the captured Type IXC submarine U-505 under tow, 7 Jun 1944. U-505 was captured three days earlier by the USS Guadalcanal hunter group. Photo 1 of 3.Oceangoing tug USS Abnaki takes the captured Type IXC submarine U-505 under tow, 7 Jun 1944. U-505 was captured three days earlier by the USS Guadalcanal hunter group. Photo 2 of 3.
Oceangoing tug USS Abnaki takes the captured Type IXC submarine U-505 under tow, 7 Jun 1944. U-505 was captured three days earlier by the USS Guadalcanal hunter group. Photo 3 of 3.TBF Avenger from Escort Carrier USS Guadalcanal overflying the captured German Type IXC submarine U-505 as a salvage crew assembles on the U-Boat’s bow. A US whale boat and an escort stand by, 7 Jun 1944.
Oceangoing tug USS Abnaki takes the captured Type IXC submarine U-505 under tow, 7 Jun 1944. U-505 was captured three days earlier by the USS Guadalcanal hunter group. Photo 3 of 3.TBF Avenger from Escort Carrier USS Guadalcanal overflying the captured German Type IXC submarine U-505 as a salvage crew assembles on the U-Boat’s bow. A US whale boat and an escort stand by, 7 Jun 1944.
United States Navy salvage crew on the bow and bridge of the captured U-505 off the West African coast, 7 Jun 1944US Navy prize crew flying the US ensign over the German ensign on the captured U-505, 7 Jun 1944. The flagship of the hunter group responsible for the capture, the USS Guadalcanal, is in the background.
United States Navy salvage crew on the bow and bridge of the captured U-505 off the West African coast, 7 Jun 1944US Navy prize crew flying the US ensign over the German ensign on the captured U-505, 7 Jun 1944. The flagship of the hunter group responsible for the capture, the USS Guadalcanal, is in the background.

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