Surrender of U-873 and Capture by USS Vance DE 387
Photo is labeled, "At Time of Surrender - May 11, 1945"
Note the United States Ensign has been hoisted on the sub.
Vance placed a prize crew, 2 officers and 19 crewmembers, on board the captured U-boat
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Photo courtesy of Joe Haberkern, son of Joseph W. Haberkern, Jr., MoMM2/C, Plankowner
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