Patrol info for U-755
Date lookup for 26 May 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|18 May 1943||Toulon||28 May 1943||Lost||11 days|
Kptlt. Walter Göing
U-755's position on 26 May 1943
Ships hit by U-755 on this date
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Attacks on U-755 during this patrol
26 May 1943
06.26 hrs, 13 miles north of Alboran Island in the Mediterranean: the boat was attacked by a British Hudson bomber (500 Sqdn RAF, pilot S/L H.G. Holmes, DFC). Three depth charges were dropped by the aircraft during the first attack run, despite being hit in the port engine by flak, and followed up with two dive-bombing attacks, dropping first two and then one A/S bomb, one of which exploded only five yards (4.6m) off the port beam. The engine damage then forced the aircraft to return to base. One of U-755s crew was killed and two wounded by strafing, and the boat was forced to return to base due to heavy damage. She was sunk in another air attack two days later. (Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)
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