MHG24135 - U965 Submarine Wreck, Minch


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Type and Period (2)

  • WRECK (Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)
  • SUBMARINE (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NB94SW 8000 9404 4180
N 58 19 W 5 31

Formerly NB94SW 8456

Quality of fix = PA
Horizontal Datum = OGB

Circumstances of Loss Details
The German submarine U965 was depth charged by HM ships RUPERT and CONN six miles west of Point Stoer.

Surveying Details
9 August 1984. The site was not found during category A sonar search. However it could possibly be wreck at 58 12 26N, 005 32 41W.
Report by Land & Marine.

Hydrographic Office, 1995.

Commanded by KL Unverzagt, the U965 (type VIIC Atlantic) sunk by the RN frigate CONN at 12.58hrs on 27 March 1945. No survivors.
Source; Baird 1995.

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Grid reference Centred NB 9403 4180 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NB94SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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