U 319

Agder,Norway

The German uboat U 310 was sunk by a British B-24 Liberator airplane southwest of Lindesnes 19.July 1944. She was under command of Oberleutnant zur See Johannes Clemens, and he had a crew of 50 men. She was laid down at Flender Werke in Lübeck 18. November 1942, and was after sea trials transferred to Ausbildungsflottille in Stettin 4. Desember 1943. They received their orders for their first was patrol 1.June 1944, and sat course towards the North Sea. Outside Lindesnes she was spotted and sunk, and the whole crew perished. According to some local newspapers in the late 1980s, the wreck was found during cleanup ( ? ) of the sea bed in the North Sea. The wreck is said to rest southwest of Lindesnes in open water on a depth of approx 70 meter. These last details are still unverified.


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U 319

67,1 x 6,2 x 4,74 m
     
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769 displ ( surfaced ) Lübeck ( D ) 1942 Stettin ( D )

57.40,37 N, 004.26,23 E


Picture: Type VII/C
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