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Apr 07, 1944

USS Champlin (DD 601) was damaged when she intentionally rammed the German submarine U-856, 380 miles SE of Cape Sable, Nova Scotia, Canada. Champlin and destroyer escort USS Huse (DE 145) then teamed to sink U-856.

Theater:  Atlantic Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-04-07

Tags: Destroyer, U-Boat, Submarines, U-856

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