Blimp Engages Submarine

On the night of July 20, 1943, the observation blimp K-74 engaged a German submarine in the waters off of Charleston, SC. The blimp could not release its depth charges in time, and the submarine shot it out of the sky.

Blimp Engages Sub

Subject

Submarine combat

Creator

Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments,
Record Group 181

Source

Subject Files, 1941-1946

Date

July 20, 1943

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Textual Document

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 6212991

Coverage

Charleston (S.C.)

Original Format

Paper
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