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Class: (Type IXC)
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Surrender Details: Surrendered at sea to US Navy on 9 May 1945. Arrived at Portsmouth, NH on 17 May.
Time in US Navy: In poor condition and not required as a war prize. Declared surplus to Allied requirements and scheduled for sinking no later that 15 February 1946. Used as a source of spares for other US Navy U-Boats
Final Disposal: Sunk on 5 Feb 1946 by Sirago (SS-485) off Cape Cod, Mass.
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U-boats883kThis photograph shows four German submarines at the Portsmouth Navy Yard, which were surrendered off the coast of Portland.
They are probably the U-805, U-858, U-873 & U-1228.
National Archives Identifier: 7330125
Photo courtesy of catalog.archives.gov
U-boats1.07kUnloading Concealed Material from German U-Boat, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. National Archives Identifier: 38329973
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Photo added 04/27/17.
U-boats752kTwo German U-Boats Being Unloaded, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. National Archives Identifier: 38329965
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Photo added 04/27/17.
U-boats926kTwo German U-Boats Being Unloaded, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. National Archives Identifier: 38329961
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Photo added 04/27/17.
U-boats648kCaptured German U-Boat with Submarine Snorkel Fully Elevated, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. National Archives Identifier: 38329977
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U-boats881kView of Submarine Snorkel on Deck of German U-Boat, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. National Archives Identifier: 38329971
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U-boats287kTorpedo "hit" fired by Sirago (SS-485) in May 1946. U-1228 was sunk as part of WWII reparations agreements. Photo restricted and not for publication at that time.Photo courtesy of sirago.com
U-boats377kGerman U-Boat U-1228 torpedoed by Sirago (SS-485) off Princeton, Mass.Photo courtesy of sirago.com

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