Thursday, September 13, 2018

Almost Friday The Thirteenth

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.

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