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Patrol info for U-604

Date lookup for 3 Aug 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
24 Jun 1943Brest11 Aug 1943Lost49 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Horst Höltring

U-604's position on 3 Aug 1943

Ships hit by U-604 on this date

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Attacks on U-604 during this patrol

3 Aug 1943
Already crippled from an attack three days earlier, the boat was attacked by a US Liberator aircraft (VB-107 USN, pilot LtCdr Bertram J. Prueher), which was shot down by the accompanying U-185.

3 Aug 1943
After evading an attack by a B-24 Liberator earlier in the day, U-604 was depth charged by two American destroyers while proceeding submerged, but managed to elude her attackers and escape once again. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 371)

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