Sunday, June 17, 2018

Ineptitude Afloat

THU 17 JUN 1943
Submarine chaser SC-740 sinks after running aground, 15°32'S, 147°06'E. [Possibly on the Great Barrier Reef. — M.B.]

Submarine Drum (SS-228) attacks Japanese convoy, sinking transport Myoko Maru about 175 miles east-northeast of Kavieng, New Ireland, 02°03'S, 153°44'E.

Tank landing ships LST-6 and LST-326 are damaged in collision, North African area, 37°18'N, 09°51'E.

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