CGC CAMPBELL attacked several U-Boats inflicting damage. On the 22nd U-606, having sustained heavy depth charge damage, surfaced in the midst of the convoy attempting a daring surface attack. CAMPBELL struck the sub a glancing blow that gashed CAMPBELL's hull in the engine room below the waterline. CAMPBELL dropping two depth charges which exploded and lifted the sub four feet out of the water. U-Boat crew abandoned sub. CAMPBELL ceased fire and lowered boats to rescue survivors.
THE COAST GUARD IS THE CONVOYS BODY GUARD: Its guns manned and its decks laden with depth charges, a Coast Guard combat cutter helps to safeguard a long line of merchant ships (on the Horizon carrying supplies for the Battle of Germany. These Coast Guard fighters played a major role in breaking the Nazi submarine menace in 1942 and 1943. Now they continue to keep the ship lanes to Europe free of enemy intruders.
RMS Titanic (1912) The cable ship Minia was used to recover 17 bodies from the sinking including that of Charles M. Hays, President of the Grand Trunk Railway. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Secretary class 327 CG cutters. John M. Waters, Jr. wrote,"They were truly their nation's "maritime workhorses." Waters continued: "the 327's battled, through the 'Bloody Winter' of 1942-43 in the North Atlantic--fighting off German U-boats and rescuing survivors from torpedoed convoy ships. They went on to serve as amphibious task force flagships, as search-and-rescue (SAR) ships during the Korean War, on weather patrol, and as naval gunfire support ships during Vietnam.