Sunday, April 15, 2018

Your Tax Dollars At Work
On Tax Day 75 Yrs. Ago

WED 15 APR 1943
Submarine Seawolf (SS-197) sinks Japanese transport Kaihei Maru about 275 miles south-southwest of Marcus Island, 21°15'N, 152°00'E.

District patrol craft YP-453 sinks after grounding on Bahamas Bank.

PBY (VP 83) sinks Italian submarine Archimede off coast of Brazil, 03°23'S, 30°28'W.

German submarine U-262 makes contact with convoy HX 233, whose escort (Commander Paul R. Heineman) includes Coast Guard cutters Spencer (WPG-36) and Duane (WPG-33), a Canadian destroyer, two Canadian and three British corvettes. Escorts will drive off U-262 the next day.

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