Patrol info for U-431
Date lookup for 15 Jun 1942
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|4 Jun 1942||Salamis||20 Jun 1942||La Spezia||17 days|
Kptlt. Wilhelm Dommes
Oblt. Hans-Günther Lange
Oblt. Friedrich Weidner
U-431's position on 15 Jun 1942
Ships hit by U-431 on this date
General Events during this patrol
15 Jun 1942. U-431 rescued all six crewmen of the Dornier Do24T-2 WNr 31 (7. Seenotstaffel, CH+EW) and three airmen of a Junkers Ju88 from their rubber dinghies in the Mediterranean Sea about 50 miles south of Crete at 2250hrs. The flying boat had crashed earlier that day when it tried to land at sea to pick up the survivors of the Ju88A-4 WNr 140216 (3./KG 54, B3+TL), which had been forced to ditch while operating against the Malta convoy Vigorous on 14 February, its pilot being lost.
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Attacks on U-431 during this patrol
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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.