U 64

Nordland,Norway

U 64 participated in the German battle group that attacked Narvik under Operation Weserübung in April 1940, the invasion of Norway. U 64 was sunk under the second naval engagement in Narvik 13.April 1940 by depth charges from a British Swordfish plane that was sent from the battleship Warspite while she was anchored outside Bjerkvik. In the attack 8 men perished, while the commander and 38 men survived. The wreck of U 64 was raised and scrapped in 1957.


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U 64

251,0 x 22,2 x 15,5 f
     
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769 displ. ( surfaced ) Bremen ( D )1938 Bremen ( D )

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