Patrol info for U-523
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|22 May 1943||Lorient||26 May 1943||Lorient||5 days|
Kptlt. Werner Pietzsch
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-523
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Ships hit by U-523 during this patrol
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Attacks on U-523 during this patrol
24 May 1943
11.22 hrs, Bay of Biscay, outbound: six bombs from a British Whitley bomber (10 OTU RAF/J, pilot Sgt C.S. Chatton) caused severe damage and the boat was forced to return to base at Lorient. (Sources: Norman Franks)
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