Patrol info for U-488
Date lookup for 12 Oct 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|7 Sep 1943||Bordeaux||12 Dec 1943||Bordeaux||97 days|
Oblt. (R) Erwin Bartke
U-488's position on 12 Oct 1943
Ships hit by U-488 on this date
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-488 during this patrol
12 Oct 1943
Two American Avenger aircraft from the escort carrier USS Card sent to intercept the milch cow found the boat and dropped Fido homing torpedoes. Claimed sunk, U-488 nonetheless survived unharmed. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 431)
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Men lost from U-boats
15 Oct 1943
25 Nov 1943
* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.