Patrol info for U-333
Date lookup for 21 Mar 1944
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|14 Feb 1944||La Pallice||20 Apr 1944||La Pallice||67 days|
Kptlt. Peter-Erich Cremer
Oblt. Hans-Jürgen Dobinsky
U-333's position on 21 Mar 1944
Ships hit by U-333 on this date
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Attacks on U-333 during this patrol
21 Mar 1944
The boat was sighted west of Tiree in the Hebrides by Allied aircraft which in brought in the famous Support Group 2 (Cpt. Walker), which then hunted the boat aggressively. KL Cremer bottomed the boat at a depth of 40m (131 ft) for ten hours and despite considerable problems "unsticking" from the muddy seabed, U-333 managed to surface and again escaped. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 496)
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