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  U-862 (I-502)
Type IXD2 U-boat

1,616 Tons (surfaced)
1,804 (submerged)
287.4' x 24.6' x 17.7'
6 x 53.3cm torpedo tubes
4 bow, 2 stern with 24 torpedoes
or 72 TMA mines
1 x 105/45mm deck gun
1 x 37mm gun
1 x 20mm gun

Ship History
Built by AG Weser at Bremen, Germany. Laid down on August 15 1942 as werk number 1068.

Sinking History
On February 15, 1946 scuttled in the Strait of Malacca at roughly Lat 03-05N Long 100-38E by the British frigate HMS Loch Lomond using a 40 yard triangular pattern of three 390 pount projector charges.

References U-862
Combined Fleet - IJN Submarine I-502: Tabular Record of Movement

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Last Updated
May 22, 2017



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