U.S. Coast Guard Cutter, Campbell, operating with convoy ON-166 during World War II
Atlantic Ocean Date:1943, February 23 Duration:2 min 23 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Allied freighter making way through heavy seas in Atlantic convoy ON-166, during World War 2. Several warships in distance. U.S. Coast Guard personnel perform preventive maintenance, oiling moving parts on a 3"/50 caliber gun aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter, Campbell. Various ships in the convoy, as seen from the Campbell. A fast moving destroyer escort moves toward the rear of the convoy. At time 01:02 through 01:09, the surfaced German submarine, U-606, can be seen. (The Campbell was damaged by collision with the U-606,and is now without engine power. Coastguardsmen are dispatched in boats from the Campbell, and head toward the Polish destroyer ORP Burza, as officers aboard the Campbell watch. The Campbell crew members are seen being helped aboard the Burza. Two coastguardsmen disassemble something in a boat.
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