U-124 Last Breath
Artist: Sejar Bekirow
Original painting completed in 2010.
Oil on canvas measuring approx 50cm x 60cm (19.6 inches x 23.5 inches) 
Subject: WWII German Type IXB U-boat U124

 

The story behind the painting...

 

U 124 was a German U-Boat Type IX B, which was used during the Second World War by the German navy. 

It was one of the most successful U-boats.


During the attacks on Allied ships in the convoy OS-45, the corvette HMS Stonecrop and the sloop HMS Black Swan in turn attacked U-124 with depth charges and sank it on 2 April 1943 west of Porto, Portugal, at the position 41 ° 0 2 'N, 15 ° 39' W in naval grid square CF 3922ND. 

All 53 crew members were killed.

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