Exploring U-boat victims: SS Gulfpenn

Published at 4:13 p.m. on July 15, 2014 | Modified at 11:48 p.m. on July 15, 2014

The steam tanker SS Gulfpenn was loaded with oil and headed to Philadelphia when she was sunk by U-506 off the Gulf Coast. E/V Nautilus visited the wreck as part of an exploration documenting the results of Operation Drumbeat, the German Naval offensive in the Gulf of Mexico.

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