U-131 sunk by HM Ships Exmoor and Blankney on December 17, 1941


HMS Blankney - the Hunt (Type II) Class destroyer participated in the destruction of U 131, U 434, U-450 and U-371 and was a member of the Gunfire Support Bombarding Force K, assigned to “Gold Beach” during operation the Allied landings in Normandy June 6, 1944.

Photograph courtesy of Mr. David Page administrator of the "Navyphotos" website.



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H.M.S. Blankney Action report with endorsements and award recommendations
Report on the Interrogation of Survivors of U-131