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U-166 was one of two U-Boat wrecks in the Gulf of Mexico. The boat was sunk early on in World War II, sinking only four ships before being destroyed by a U.S. Naval vessel next to its final target, the Robert E. Lee, in 1942. German submarine U-166 was a Type IXC U-boat of ...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 05, 2015

U-166 is the only U-boat sunk in the Gulf of Mexico. In July 1942, the German U-boat U-166 was attacked and sunk by the U.S. Navy Patrol Craft 566. As the only U-boat lost in the Gulf of Mexico, the U-166 represents an important piece of Louisiana and U.S. maritime history. 

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