Ships hit by U-boats


USS PTC-39

American Patrol torpedo boat


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NameUSS PTC-39
Type:Patrol torpedo boat
Tonnage54 tons
Completed1943 - Trumpy & Sons, Gloucester City NJ 
OwnerUnited States Navy 
Homeport 
Date of attack26 Jan 1944Nationality:      American
 
FateSunk by U-716 (Hans Dunkelberg)
Position73.22N, 24.15E - Grid AC 4552
Complement? men (? dead and ? survivors).
ConvoyJW-56A
RouteUSA - Murmansk 
Cargo 
History Completed in October 1943 
Notes on event

The USS PTC-39 was on transfer from the USA to North Russia aboard the Andrew G. Curtin and was lost on 26 Jan, 1944, when this ship was sunk by U-716 in convoy JW-56A.

 

Location of attack on USS PTC-39.

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U-Boat Attack Logs

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