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1945: May 10-14:  Surrender of German U-boat, U-858

German (Type IXC) U-boat, U-858, surrendered to Allied forces on May 14, 1945, at Lewes, Delaware.  She surrendered earlier at sea four days earlier.   USS Pillsbury (DE-133) and USS Pope (DE-134) arrived later that day, took over the boat, and placed a U.S. Navy crew onboard, then removed one-half of her crew, including three of her four officers.     U-858 did not sink any Allied vessels during World War II and was scuttled by USS Sirago (SS-485) in November 1947 off New England.   

Image:  80-G-700487:  Officers and men of German submarine, U-858, May 1945. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.