Patrol info for U-604
Date lookup for 3 Aug 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|24 Jun 1943||Brest||11 Aug 1943||Lost||49 days|
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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