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Patrol info for U-978

Date lookup for 9 Oct 1944

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Oct 1944Bergen16 Dec 1944Bergen69 days


Officers *

Oblt. G√ľnther 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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