Imagery of U-505's Capture and Salvage
4 June 1944
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).
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).
Published: Thu Apr 04 09:56:20 EDT 2019