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

12)U-848 PICTURES







Depht bombs exploding.



Depth bombs explodes around the sub.



Gunners take cover as PB4Y-1 107-B-12 passes overhead during the second attack on U-848 by LT Charles A. Baldwin, USNR

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




The map shows the great distance Oblt. Hans Schade went adrift in south Atlantic until he was fished out by USS Marblehead 28 days after the sinking of his uboat.



Light Cruiser USS Marblehead CL-12 seen above. The same rescued the only survivor from U-848 some 200 miles off Recife.



PB4 Y  B-24 Naval bomber patrol.



B-25 above. Along with PBY 4 both sent U-848 to the bottom. In the detail above, a B-25 attacks a  Japanese Destroyer in the Pacific.


 

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