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Feb 09, 1942

USS Roe (DD 418) rescued 14 survivors from British freighter Ocean Venture, which was sunk by German submarine, U-108, the previous day near Cape Hatteras. Until being scuttled in 1945, U-108 sank a total of 26 Allied vessels, which included 4 American merchant ships.

Theater:  Atlantic Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

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Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-02-09

Tags: Destroyer, U-Boat

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