Photo #: 80-G-222848
Sinking of German submarine U-801, 16-17 March 1944
U-801 on the surface (directly above the aircraft wingtip), being pursued and fired on by USS Corry (DD-463), at right, on 17 March 1944. The submarine was sunk in position 16 41N, 29 58W.
Photographed from a TBM aircraft of squadron VC-6, based on USS Block Island (CVE-21).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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8 January 2004