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

10)U-662 PICTURES



U-662 emerges from depth bomb explosions turned 90 degrees to port



Catalina circles  - U-boat and Catalina firing intermittently



Damage to the topside of the starboard wing of LTJG Auslander's PBY



Damage to the chine of the hull at Radioman's station (exterior) of LTJG Rowland's PB



Damage to the hull at Radioman's station (interior)




Survivors wave to the plane. LTJG Rowland's plane sighted 5 survivors and dropped 2 rafts before departing.  One survivor died immediately and four, including the C.O., Kapitänleutnant Heinz Müller who was severly injured, climbed into the rafts.  They were adrift for 16 days before being rescued by the U.S.S. Siren.



Lifting wounded radioman ARM2c J. H. Watson from LTJG Rowland's PBY


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



 

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