Patrol info for U-846
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|29 Apr 1944||Lorient||4 May 1944||Lost||6 days|
Oblt. (R) Berthold Hashagen
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-846
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Ships hit by U-846 during this patrol
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Attacks on U-846 during this patrol
2 May 1944
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
British Halifax HR741 (58 Sqn RAF/H, pilot F/O D.E. Taylor)
04.07 hrs, Bay of Biscay, outbound: The aircraft was hit by flak after illuminating U-846 with three flares, and crashed into the sea, killing the crew of eight. The attack and subsequent crash were witnessed by British Liberator BZ873 (53 Sqn RAF/S, pilot F/L E.B. LeMaistre). (Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)
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