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80-G-49175 U-505

Photo #: 80-G-49175  U-505
Title: U-505
Description: (German Type IXC Submarine, 1941) View in the after torpedo room, following her 4 June 1944 capture in the South Atlantic. The initial U.S. Navy boarding party found the watertight door to this compartment closed. Captain Daniel V. Gallery, Commanding Officer of USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60), who had experience with booby traps, boarded the submarine and opened the door. Note the pair of torpedo tube doors at the far end of the compartment. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-49175
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