Burning tanker SS R.P. Resor off the coast of New Jersey, United States after being torpedoed by German submarine U-578. Resor burned for 46 hours after being torpedoed before grounding off Barnegat Light.US tanker Dixie Arrow burning after being torpedoed by German submarine U-71, off North Carolina, United States, 26 Mar 1942Oil tanker Byron T Benson burns on 5 Apr 1942 after being torpedoed the night before by U-552 ten miles off North Carolina, United States. 28 were rescued while ten perished. The ship burned for 3 days before sinking29 killed German sailors of U-85 buried with military honors at Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, Virginia, United States, 15 Apr 1942
Burning tanker SS R.P. Resor off the coast of New Jersey, United States after being torpedoed by German submarine U-578. Resor burned for 46 hours after being torpedoed before grounding off Barnegat Light.US tanker Dixie Arrow burning after being torpedoed by German submarine U-71, off North Carolina, United States, 26 Mar 1942Oil tanker Byron T Benson burns on 5 Apr 1942 after being torpedoed the night before by U-552 ten miles off North Carolina, United States. 28 were rescued while ten perished. The ship burned for 3 days before sinking29 killed German sailors of U-85 buried with military honors at Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, Virginia, United States, 15 Apr 1942
Crew of HMS Dianthus loading a Mk VII depth charge into a Mk IV depth charge thrower, 14 Aug 1942
Crew of HMS Dianthus loading a Mk VII depth charge into a Mk IV depth charge thrower, 14 Aug 1942
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