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|Ship fate=Sunk, 8 October 1942<ref>Kemp, Paul: ''U-Boats Destroyed - German Submarine Losses in the World Wars'', 1997, Arms & Armour, ISBN 1-85409-515-3, p. 91</ref>
 
|Ship fate=Sunk, 8 October 1942<ref>Kemp, Paul: ''U-Boats Destroyed - German Submarine Losses in the World Wars'', 1997, Arms & Armour, ISBN 1-85409-515-3, p. 91</ref>
 
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|Ship class=[[German Type IX submarine#Type IXD|Type IXD2]]
 
|Ship class=[[German Type IX submarine#Type IXD|Type IXD2]]
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The boat was sunk by [[depth charge]]s from the British destroyer HMS [[HMS Active (H 14)|''Active'']] west southwest of Cape Town in South Africa on 8 October 1942. Sixty-one men died, there were no survivors.
 
The boat was sunk by [[depth charge]]s from the British destroyer HMS [[HMS Active (H 14)|''Active'']] west southwest of Cape Town in South Africa on 8 October 1942. Sixty-one men died, there were no survivors.
 
==See also==
 
* [[List of German U-boats]]
 
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
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* [http://www.u-boot-archiv.de/dieboote/u0179.html U-179 @ u-boot-archiv.de] {{de icon}}
 
* [http://www.u-boot-archiv.de/dieboote/u0179.html U-179 @ u-boot-archiv.de] {{de icon}}
 
* [http://uboat.net/boats/u178.htm U-179 @ Uboat.net]
 
* [http://uboat.net/boats/u178.htm U-179 @ Uboat.net]
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==See also==
 
* [[List of German U-boats]]
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{{German Type IXD submarines}}
 
{{German Type IXD submarines}}

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