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SHIPS SUNK USA 78 - U S SHIPS G / J

10)JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE (DAMAGED U-510)




Photo. http://usmaritimecommission.de/pictures.php?code=B0488a



Built. 1942


Tonnage. 4,384 / 7,181 tons


Cargo. N/A


Attacked and damaged 09 March 1943 by U-510 in pos. 07º11"N 52º30"W


0 Dead


67 Survivors


At 03.06, 03.07 and 03.10 hours on 9 Mar, 1943, U-510 fired torpedoes at the convoy BT-6 about 200 miles northeast of Paramaribo, Dutch Guiana and reported four ships sunk. In fact, Kelvinbank was sunk and George G. Meade,Tabitha Brown and Joseph Rodman Drake were damaged. The only slightly damaged Joseph Rodman Drake arrived at Paramaribo on 10 March.


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