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Crew members examine bullet hole in starboard wing.

U-462, a 1,600-ton Supply U-boat commanded by Oberleutnant zur See der Reserve Bruno Vowe, was sunk by Halifax "S" of 502 Squadron, assisted by Halifax "B" of 502 Squadron, Sunderland W3993 of 461 R.A.A.F. Squadron, Liberator "O" of 53 Squadron, a U.S. Liberator and H.M. Ships of 2nd Support Group, at approximately 12:16 on 30th July, 1943, in position 45006'N., 010058'W. About six hours later sixty-four survivors were picked up by H.M.S. "KITE" and "WREN". One U-Boat crew member was killed.

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