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Surrender of U-111 to the trawler Lady Shirley, by Charles Pears.

Surrender of U-111 to the trawler Lady Shirley, by Charles Pears.
Surrender of U-111 to the trawler Lady Shirley, by Charles Pears.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: BHC1577
Description: This oil painting depicts the surrender of the German submarine 'U-111' to the anti-submarine trawler 'Lady Shirley' at position 27.15N, 20.27W south west of Tenerife, on 4 October 1941. She had been brought to the surface by repeated depth-charging and eight of the 52-strong crew had been killed. 'U-111' had been laid down in February 1940 at Bremen and had previously carried out two patrols during the Battle of the Atlantic, sinking four Allied merchant ships with a combined tonnage of 24,176 tons.
Creator: Charles Pears
Date: December 1941
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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