Depth Charges

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55 Foot Coastal Motor Boats
... engines Speed 40 knots (74 km/h) Armament twin 18-inch (460 mm) torpedoes, depth charges or mines Notes Mahogany plank on frame construction, single-step planing round-form hull In 1917 Thornycroft ... A mixed warload of a single torpedo and four depth charges could also be carried, the depth charges released from individual cradles over the sides, rather than a ...
Swedish Submarine Incidents - List of Major Reported Incidents
... It retreats only after repeated depth charge strikes ... A reported 44 depth charges and 4 naval mines are detonated, trying to sink the submarine, but it is later determined that it avoided the trap or ... Depth charges are fired inside Karlskrona harbor ...
Military Career Of L. Ron Hubbard - World War II - Pacific Service: USS PC-815
... Over the next two and a half days, Hubbard ordered his crew to fire a total of 35 depth charges and a number of gun rounds to target what Hubbard believed to be two Imperial Japanese ... was subsequently castigated by Hubbard for his refusal to lay its own larger stock of depth charges or resupply the PC-815 ... No wreckage was seen, despite the heavy depth-charging ...
John Bridge
... did not take place until March 1945 for clearing enemy depth charges from Messina harbour in Sicily, preparing the way for the Allied invasion of Italy ... He made 28 dives to defuse groups of booby trapped depth charges and rendered safe another 207 mines and depth charges, tethered at or below the waterline ... bravery and contempt of death in clearing Messina Harbour of depth charges ...
Convoy ON 67 - U-158
... Lea dropped eight depth charges at 1746, and then surprised the U-boat on the surface at 1813 and dropped fourteen depth charges at 1847 ... spotted U-158 making another convoy approach at 2008 and dropped 25 depth charges over the following six hours ...

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