Captain Daniel V. Gallery, Jr., USN and Lieutenant Junior Grade Albert L. David, USN. Photographed on board USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) in June 1944. On 4 June, Lieutenant Junior Grade David led the boarding party that took control of German submarine U-505 after it was forced to surface by Guadalcanal's task group. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his leadership and bravery during this action (80-G-49177).
The first boat from USS Pillsbury (DE-133) approaches U-505, which is still underway, though abandoned by her crew (80-G-49166).
Members of the salvage party use a small handy-billy pump to de-water the partially scuttled U-505 (80-G-49167).
U.S. Navy salvage crew work to save U-505. Photographed from USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) (80-G-324313).
Boarding party from USS Pillsbury (DE-133) working to secure a towline to U-505's bow. Note American flag now affixed to the submarine's periscope (80-G-49172).
USS Pillsbury (DE-133) tied up to U-505 after a boarding party from the ship had captured the enemy submarine. Note the heavily loaded whaleboat in the foreground (80-G-324310).
U-505 crewmen climb a jacob's ladder to come aboard USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60), after their rescue from the Atlantic (80-G-49173).
U.S. flag flies over U-505 before she was taken under tow by USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60), from which this photograph was taken (80-G-49171).
Rescued U-505 crewmen watch from the bow of USS Chatelain (DE-149) as USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) prepares to take their former boat in tow (80-G-49178).
Spectators in a USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) 20-mm gun tub watch as their ship takes U-505 in tow. Men on the submarine's bow are members of a U.S. Navy salvage party (80-G-324345).
Damaged torpedo in a deck stowage position on U-505. Photographed by a USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) photographer on 9 June 1944, as the torpedo was being removed for disposal (80-G-324360).
The submarine's forward 53.3-cm (21-inch) torpedo tubes, taken by a USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) photographer on 14 June 1944 (80-G-324373).
Petty officers' berthing on the submarine, taken by a USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) photographer on 14 June 1944 (80-G-324372).
Detection and radio equipment on U-505 (80-G-324336).
View into U-505’s aft torpedo room. The initial U.S. Navy boarding party found the watertight door to this compartment closed (80-G-49175).
Crew members of USS Pillsbury (DE-133), who made up the first party to board U-505 after she had been abandoned by her German crew. They are (from left to right): GM1/c Chester Mocarski; EM2/c William Riendeau; CMM George Jacobson; MOMM1/c Zenon Lukosivs; SM2/c Gordon Hohne; BM2/c Wayne Pickles, Jr.; RM2/c Stanley E. Wdowiak; and TM2/c Arthur W. Knispel (80-G-49179).
Salvage parties at work on U-505, as one of USS Guadalcanal's TBM Avengers circles overhead (80-G-49168).
The U.S. flag flies over the German naval ensign, with U-505's periscope serving as the flagstaff. USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) is in background (80-G-324800).
USS Chatelain (DE-149) with survivors of U-505 on her forecastle, 4 June 1944. Photographed from USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) (80-G-324344).
U-505's wounded commanding officer, Oberleutnant zur See Harald Lange, is brought aboard USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) (80-G-324341).
U-505 lies near USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) after U.S. Navy salvage parties rigged a tow line (80-G-49170).
Salvage parties at work on U-505's bow and fairwater, as USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) approaches to take the submarine in tow (80-G-49169).
TBM Avenger landing on USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60), while she was towing U-505 on 4 June 1944. The escort carrier kept up flight operations for days while the captured submarine was being towed toward Bermuda (80-G-49174).
U.S. Navy salvage team removes the damaged torpedo from its stowage position on U-505's deck, 9 June 1944 (80-G-324362).
View into the captain's cabin on U-505 1944 (80-G-324334).
The submarine's medical compartment, taken by a USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) photographer on 14 June 1944 (80-G-324371).
Control panel for the U-505's electric motors (80-G-324374).
M.A.N.-built diesel engines in U-505's engine room (80-G-324368).
U-505 at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, in October 1945, during the academy's centennial exhibition. The repainted submarine was on display with the captured German torpedo boat T-35 (80-G-701320).