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Timeline Event:

May 13, 1944

USS Francis M. Robinson (DE 220) made a sound contact and mounted a deliberate attack with depth charges and hedgehogs which sank Japanese submarine RO 501 (ex German U 1124) en route to Japan, 400 miles south-southwest of the Azores.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

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Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-05-13

Tags: Destroyer Escort, U-Boat, Japanese Submarine,Submarine,RO-501

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