MON 13 SEP 1943
Submarine Permit (SS-178) damages Japanese fleet tanker Shiretoko 08°33'N, 164°40'E.
Submarine Snook (SS-279) sinks Japanese army transport Yamato Maru, 30°08'N, 123°32'E, and although escorting destroyer Shiokaze claims her destruction, Snook emerges from the encounter to fight again.
Submarine chaser SC-666 is damaged by collision off coast of Italy, 40°40'N, 14°44'E.
German planes bomb Allied shipping off Salerno. U.S. freighter James W. Marshall is damaged by bomb and resultant fire. There are, however, no casualties among the crew.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Almost Friday The Thirteenth
by M. Bouffant at 19:43