CGC Spencer vs. U-175, 1943
Official Caption: "U.S. Coast Guardsmen help a Nazi U-Boat man along the deck of the Coast Guard cutter, after fishing him out of the sea. The German in one of a number who managed to escape from their submarine, sunk by Coast Guard depth charges and guns when it attempted to attack a convoy in the Atlantic. The German still wears around his neck the 'lung' used in going through the submarine's escape hatch." Date: 17 April 1943 (photo cleared by censors and released on 19 July 1943); Photo No.: 1578; Photographer: Bob Gates Source - NARA Description: On board the Duane, Coast Guardsmen assist U-175 crewman Matrosenobergefreiter Dieter Wolf. The Coast Guardsman on the left is Petty Officer 2/c George Chioran, Jr.

Photo by: USCG Historian's Office (& NARA) |  VIRIN: 240621-G-G0000-018.JPG