Patrol info for U-549
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|14 May 1944||Lorient||29 May 1944||Lost||16 days|
Kptlt. Detlev Krankenhagen
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-549
We have daily positions for all 16 days on this patrol.
Departure from Lorient on 14 May 1944.
15 May 1944 - 16 May 1944 - 17 May 1944 - 18 May 1944 - 19 May 1944 - 20 May 1944 - 21 May 1944 - 22 May 1944 - 23 May 1944 - 24 May 1944 - 25 May 1944 - 26 May 1944 - 27 May 1944 - 28 May 1944 -
Sunk on 29 May 1944.
Ships hit by U-549 during this patrol
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.||Convoy||Map|
|29 May 1944||U-549||Detlev Krankenhagen||USS Block Island (CVE 21)||9,393||am||A|
|29 May 1944||U-549||Detlev Krankenhagen||USS Barr (DE 576) (d.)||1,300||am||B|
1 ship sunk (9,393 tons) and 1 ship damaged (1,300 tons).
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-549 during this patrol
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