20 August 1940 , Royal Navy Grampus class submarine HMS Cachalot torpedoes and sinks German submarine U-51 in Bay of Biscay


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Royal Navy submarine HMS Cachalot , a Grampus class minelaying submarine , after laying a minefield on Bay of Biscay , encountered German submarine U-51 (damaged due to enounter with a RAF Coastal Command aircraft the day before , returning back newly costructed U-Boat bases in France) on surface , torpedoed and sunk German U-Boat. There had been no survivors from U-51.

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