More likely mined in the same area between 12th and 14th, failed to return on 23rd; all 67 crew lost Tyrrhenian Sea patrol. It had to come about this way. When Prime Minister Winston Churchill discovered British submarines were being allocated numbers like 'Narzi' U-boats, he insisted they be given names. Not repaired Indian Ocean - Andaman Islands patrol. Failed to return on 17th October and presumed lost on German mines east of Leros around the 10th; all 64 crew lost British Aegean Campaign patrol. More dangerous were her two torpedoes, each containing pounds of explosive. Sailed from Malta on 10th to lay mines off east coast of Sicily, signalled successful lay on the 13th, nothing further heard.
If anyone has more information, please comment to this article. So that missing message, Number 3, was extremely important. It is distressing to know all that. The X craft surfaced and put up an 18 foot high telescopic navigation mast with lights shining only seaward. Combine that with the 80 men working and breathing, and the air inside could quickly become foul. The six men's last letters or poems made clear that they considered the mission to be one in which they would lose their lives.
USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL: Submerged Cultural Resources Study (Chapter 2)
Spotted by Japanese aircraft on 22nd, destroyer called up, attacked and sank her with depth charges; 50 crew lost, eight escaped to the surface, but only three survived Japanese captivity. I must say that I can't bear to see it anymore. Since the last photographic reconnaissance, "Scharnhorst" had left her anchorage to go to sea to undertake exercises. This Type of Midget had an 80 mile range, at only 2 knots on the surface, or a submerged speed of 19 knots, but the batteries lasted for only 55 minutes. Unfortunately for some it was too late. Because of the dangerous and grueling nature of submarine duty, the Navy did its best to ensure that submariners got the best food the Navy had to offer.
We were secured at No 1 buoy. I can recall ships and small boats rushing all about, search lights playing around, guns being fired, and nobody really knowing what was going on. I didn't have a political reason. How it was back then, and why it all happened like it did. The sub led four other Japanese midget submarines to Pearl Harbor to take part in the attack. Peggy Warner is an Australian, which explains the extensive details of the Sydney attack covering four chapters. Burford, ordered all engines ahead at flank speed and headed straight for the submarine to ram it, and at 8: