U-853

USA, Rhode Island
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109.9 ft

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving at U-853

Mostly intact 251 foot long submarine wreck (class IXC/40). This wreck is famous for being the LAST German U-boat to attack & sink another ship during WWII (The Black Point) on May 5'th, 1945, and was counter-attacked & sunk by the US Navy on May 6'th, 1945 (by Destroyer Escort USS Atherton and US Patrol Frigate USS Moberly). NE of Block Island. U-853 is also known as U-85.
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U-853 Tide Chart and Surf Report (Beta)

Saturday
3:01 AM / 2.582ft
Saturday
8:38 AM / -0.009ft
Saturday
3:10 PM / 2.692ft
Saturday
9:07 PM / -0.116ft
Sunday
3:46 AM / 2.626ft
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