German Submarine U-873 Crewmembers Surrender
U-873 Commander, KPTLT Friedrich Steinhoff, standing front row, lst on right
(wearing turtleneck, hands behind back)

U-873 was captured by USS Vance DE 387, 11 May 1945.

I am only guessing, but this photo appears to have been taken aboard U-873
after she arrived at Portsmouth, NH, 16 May 1945, as the crew was being taken into custody.

Photo courtesy of Joe Haberkern, son of Joseph W. Haberkern, Jr., MoMM2/C, Plankowner

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