U-85 Lifejacket

U-85 Lifejacket
On April 13, 1942 the destroyer USS Roper (DD-147) spotted the Type VIIB U-boat, U-85, sitting in shallow water off the coast of North Carolina. USS Roper, found on Navsource.orgAfter receiving heavy fire from Roper, the captain of U-85 scuttled the U-boat and the crew abandoned ship.  Roper dropped eleven Read more
In blog Museum Blogson Feb 24 2017By Rachel Conley