CGC Spencer vs. U-175, 1943
Official Caption: "COAST GUARD CUTTER SINKS SUB: More than a score of Nazis, who a short time before had been ready to deny life to others, struggle in the water to preserve their own lives following sinking of their U-Boat by the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter SPENCER. They were picked up by the SPENCER, one of whose gunners is shown in the right foreground, and the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter DUANE, shown in the distance. The Nazi submarine was sunk as it tried to break into the center of a convoy shepherded by the Coast Guard cutters." Date: 17 April 1943 (Note on the back of the photo notes: "Not to be released for publication or announced to the public before 10:00 A.M. Eastern War-Time, June 2nd."); Photo No.: 1597 Photographer: Jack January Source - NARA

Photo by: USCG Historian's Office -- Scott Price (& NARA) |  VIRIN: 240621-G-G0000-031.JPG