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Patrol info for U-255

Date lookup for 11 Apr 1944

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
26 Feb 1944Bergen11 Apr 1944St. Nazaire46 days


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Erich Harms

Ltn. Hans-Eckart Augustin

U-255's position on 11 Apr 1944

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-255 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Preussen (9 Mar 1944 - 22 Mar 1944)

Ships hit by U-255 on this date

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Attacks on U-255 during this patrol

11 Apr 1944
After being attacked by aircraft off Gibraltar on 27 March the inbound U-255 was caught on the surface with her escort by 15 British Mosquito aircraft. These were in turn attacked by German Ju-88 aircraft. The boat reached St. Nazaire with minor damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 508)

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