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U BOATS SUNK IN SOUTH ATLANTIC U 066 - U 513

17)U-179



U 179 was sunk on 8/10/42 off Capetown South Africa. Commanded by Ernest Sobe U 179 managed to sink one Merchant, City of Athens, during that cruise. One British Destroyer, HMS ACTIVE sent her to the bottom with all crew of 62.



Map depicts the point where U-179 was sunk with all hands off Capetown. 



Above the British merchant City of Athens sunk by U-179 some 13 miles from the point where the U 179 was sunk by RN Destroyer HMS ACTIVE seen in the picture below.



Photo. www.navalhistory.net


 

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