U-505 captured by Task Group 22.3, June 4, 1944

U.S. Colors fly over captured U-505

Task Group 22.3 Commander, Captain D. V. Gallery, presenting U-505's flag to ADM Jonas H. Ingram at Navy Department, Washington D.C.

 

These rare color images of U-505 were taken by Richard Cosby as the boat was towed into the Chicago river in June 1954 - This was just prior to the boat's installment at the Museum of Science and Industry - Photographs courtesy of Richard Cosby

 


 

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Task Group 22.3 report Capture of German Submarine U-505
Enclosure A1 Commander Escort Division Four
Enclosure A2 USS Chatelain report Capture of U-505
Enclosure A3 USS Pillsbury Contact and Action Report - Capture of U-505
Enclosure A4 USS Pope Anti-Submarine Action Report on U-505 as Observed by U.S.S. Pope
Enclosure A5 USS Flaherty report Capture of U-505
Enclosure A6 USS Jenks Action Report
Enclosure A7 Composite Squadron Eight ASW-6 Reports
Enclosure A8 Statement of Commanding Officer of U-505
Enclosure B Chronological Narrative of Action
Enclosure C Track Charts
Enclosure D Radio Log
Enclosure E List of Prisoners
Enclosure F List of Boarding Parties
Enclosure G Task Group 22.3 Report Photographs
Enclosure H Plan of the Day for 4 June
Enclosure I Complete A/S Cruise Report
Memo from Captain Gallery to TG 22.3 on the importance of keeping your mouth shut!
Analysis of Anti-Submarine Action by U.S.S. Chatelain
Photographs of POWs aboard U.S.S. Guadalcanal
ULTRA Intercepts from U-505
Inspection Team Photographs taken on arrival in Bermuda
U-505's KTB
Navy Department Press Release
Click the icon to proceed to the USS Guadalcanal TG 22.3 Association website
Click the icon to proceed to the US Navy Historical Center page on U-505 - Includes links to an oral history of Captain Daniel Gallery concerning the capture of U-505 and translated documents from the boat
Click the photo to go to the Museum of Science and Industry's fine U-505 website