U-231 was sunk by a Wellington of 172 Squadron, January 13, 1944


POWs enjoy a bowl of soup in the Hangar Bay after being transferred by breeches buoy from USS Parrott to USS Block Island on January 14, 1944



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172 Squadron Action Report from aircraft "L", January 13, 1944
USS Block Island report:  German Prisoners of War Taken 14 January 1944
Photographs of U-231 POWs aboard USS Block Island
USS Block Island report:  Radar Decoy Balloon, Recovery of
Report on the Interrogation of Survivors from U-231