U-869 was sunk by the DEs USS Crow and Koiner February 11, 1945

        The deck logs and photograph of USS Koiner presented herein were kindly provided by Tom Connors, who was an MoMM1/c when he joined the USS Koiner in March 1945.

USS Koiner off the east coast of the United States on May 24, 1945


        The USCG Historian's Office has published an article by diver and researcher Harold Moyers on the sinking of the U-869 which credits her loss to attacks by USS Crow and Kromier on February 11, 1945
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USS Crow - Deck Log 11 February 1945
USS Koiner - Deck Log 11 February 1945
Admiralty/COMINCH Serial messages relating to U-869