U-75

CountryGermany
Ship ClassType VII-class Submarine
Builder NameBremer Vulkan AG
Yard Number3
Ordered2 Jun 1938
Laid Down15 Dec 1939
Launched18 Oct 1940
Commissioned19 Dec 1940

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25 Jun 1941 The 1,967-ton Dutch merchant steamer Schie was hit at the stern by a torpedo from German submarine U-75 whilst in the North Atlantic Ocean on her way to Curaçao. The ship sank within four minutes. None of the crew survived.




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