Patrol info for U-255
Date lookup for 11 Apr 1944
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|26 Feb 1944||Bergen||11 Apr 1944||St. Nazaire||46 days|
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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