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Mar 08, 1943

A PBY-5 aircraft piloted by Lieutenant J.E. Dryden from Patrol Squadron Fifty Three (VP 53) sank German submarine, U 156, east-northeast of Trinidad. Before being sunk, U 156 sank 24 allied and merchant vessels, including USS Blakeley (DD 150) on 25 May 1942.

Theater:  Atlantic Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-03-09

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