Patrol info for U-218
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|29 Jul 1943||Brest||6 Aug 1943||Brest||9 days|
Kptlt. Richard Becker
Oblt. (R) Joachim Seeger
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-218
We have daily positions for all 9 days on this patrol.
Ships hit by U-218 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-218 during this patrol
2 Aug 1943
Six men were wounded in an attack by a Wellington bomber (547 Sqdn RAF/B). The U-boat sustained only minor damage from the depth charges dropped, but abandoned the mine-laying mission due to the casualties, arriving at Brest on 6 August.
U-218 under attack
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