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Timeline Event:

Mar 17, 1944

TBF aircraft from Composite Squadron (VC 6) based on board USS Block Island (CVE 21), along with USS Corry (DD 363) and USS Bronstein (DE 189), sank German submarine U 801 west of Cape Verdes.

Theater:  Atlantic Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

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Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-03-18

Tags: TBF, CVE, Escort Carrier, Destroyer, Destroyer Escort, UBoat, U-801

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