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U BOATS SUNK IN SOUTH ATLANTIC - U-590 / U-863

15)U-849 PICTURES




First two depth bombs splash short of U-849


Depth bombs splash across U-849 - one has detonated prematurely on imact with the U-boat's deck damaging the PB4Y-1's tail



The detail shows the damage U-849 a premature D/B explosion inflicted to the right rudder of the PB4Y. 



U-849 plummeted beneath the waves. Notice the large oil patch left on the surface. 

By Capt. Jerry Mason USN Ret.  www.uboatarchive.net


 

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