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Patrol info for U-486

Date lookup for 30 Dec 1944

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
26 Nov 1944Egersund15 Jan 1945Bergen51 days


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Gerhard Meyer

U-486's position on 30 Dec 1944

Ships hit by U-486 on this date

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Attacks on U-486 during this patrol

30 Dec 1944
The target of the depth charge attack by a Canadian Wellington (RCAF Sqdn. 407/L) on 30 Dec 1944 in the English Channel south of Weymouth in position 50.05N, 02.31W, formerly credited with sinking U-772, was most probably U-486, which escaped unharmed. (Sources: 2005-01-01, Axel Niestle)

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