U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-264


DepartureArrival / FateDuration
22 Sep 1943St. Nazaire15 Oct 1943St. Nazaire24 days

Commander

Officers *


Kptlt. Hartwig Looks
1WO

Ltn. G√ľnther Loeschcke

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-264


We have daily positions for all 24 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-264 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

Add more events! If you know of an interesting event either missing from this date or an upcoming event that you'd like to share please contact us. We continuously update these databases.

Attacks on U-264 during this patrol

4 Oct 1943
While being refuelled by U-460 (together with U-422 and U-455) the boats were attacked by Avenger aircraft from the escort carrier USS Card. After putting up heavy flak the smaller VIIC boats dived, leaving U-460 on the surface. She was destroyed when she also tried to dive. U-264 was attacked later in the day and once again escaped, but this time serious damage forced a return to base. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 429)

About this data
If you believe we have missed an attack on a German U-boat in this listing please let us know.


See all patrols for U-264


* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

Return to U-boat Patrols main page