Patrol info for U-978
Date lookup for 9 Oct 1944
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|9 Oct 1944||Bergen||16 Dec 1944||Bergen||69 days|
Oblt. Günther Pulst
U-978's position on 9 Oct 1944
Ships hit by U-978 on this date
General Events during this patrol
9 Oct 1944. U-978 began the longest Schnorchel patrol of the war, 68 days from Bergen, Norway on 9 Oct. 1944, returning there on 16 Dec. This surpassed the more famous 66-day submerged run U-977 undertook while en route to Argentina to surrender there in August 1945.
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Attacks on U-978 during this patrol
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