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Patrol info for U-509

Date lookup for 10 Feb 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
23 Dec 1942Lorient11 May 1943Lorient140 days


Officers *

Oblt. Werner Witte

Ltn. Wolf Ackermann

U-509's position on 10 Feb 1943

Ships hit by U-509 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
10 Feb 1943U-509Werner Witte Queen Anne4,937brCA-11A

1 ship sunk (4,937 tons).

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Attacks on U-509 during this patrol

10 Feb 1943
After sinking the British merchantman Queen Anne, U-509 was fired on by ASW trawler HMS St. Zeno, which also dropped seven depth charges before the boat managed to escape. No damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 229)

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