Patrol info for U-995
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|3 Jul 1944||Narvik||28 Jul 1944||Narvik||26 days|
Kptlt. Walter Köhntopp
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-995
We have daily positions for all 26 days on this patrol.
Departure from Narvik on 3 Jul 1944.
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Arrival at Narvik on 28 Jul 1944.
Ships hit by U-995 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-995 during this patrol
21 Jul 1944
00:19 hrs, Norwegian Sea: a B-24 Liberator (59 Sqn RAF/Z, pilot SL B.A. Sisson, DFC) located U-995 on radar while on A/S patrol. The aircraft was forced to take evasive action by intense and very accurate flak while the nose, beam and tail gunners returned fire. The U-boat dived as the Liberator turned away to a distance of approx. one mile (1.6 km). The aircraft then dropped six depth charges 30 yards ahead of the swirl about 10 seconds after the U-boat disappeared. A small patch of oil was sighted, but nothing was heard via a sonobuoy pattern that was subsequently dropped. U-995 continued her patrol, but five days later a leak in the mounting of a radio antenna was discovered which forced a return to base, as it restricted diving capability. (Sources: ADM 199/1786)
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