Patrol info for U-311
Date lookup for 12 Mar 1944
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|7 Mar 1944||Brest||22 Apr 1944||Lost||47 days|
Kptlt. Joachim Zander
U-311's position on 12 Mar 1944
Wolfpack operations during this patrol
U-311 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
Preussen (19 Mar 1944 - 22 Mar 1944)
Ships hit by U-311 on this date
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-311 during this patrol
12 Mar 1944
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
British Halifax HX225 (RAF Sqdn 58/L)
01.20 hrs, Bay of Biscay, outbound: U-311 shot down the Halifax (misidentified as a Flying Fortress) after being strafed and depth charged. The crew of eight were all lost.(Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)
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