The Surrender of U-858On May 14, 1945, the officers and crew of the German submarine, U-858 gave themselves up to U.S. Marines after hearing of Germany's surrender to Allied troops. They and their vessel were escorted here to the Fort Miles Army dock. Crew members were held for a short time and then transferred to the P.O.W. camp at Fort DuPont, Delaware. The captain was sent to Washington, D.C. for questioning.
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|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 7:15pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 491184 N 4293047|
|Decimal Degrees||38.78611667, -75.10150000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 47.167', W 75° 6.09'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 47' 10.02" N, 75° 6' 5.40" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 43 Bike Loop, Lewes DE 19958, US|
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