U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-256

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jun 1944Brest8 Jun 1944Brest3 days


Officers *

Oblt. Wilhelm Brauel

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-256

We have 2 daily positions for the 3 days U-256 was at sea.

Departure from Brest on 6 Jun 1944.
7 Jun 1944 -
Arrival at Brest on 8 Jun 1944.

Ships hit by U-256 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-256 during this patrol

7 Jun 1944
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
British B-24 Liberator bomber (224 Sqn RAF/M).

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