Patrol info for U-270
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|6 Jun 1944||St. Nazaire||17 Jun 1944||Lorient||12 days|
Kptlt. Paul-Friedrich Otto
Kptlt. Hans Umlauf
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-270
We have daily positions for all 12 days on this patrol.
Departure from St. Nazaire on 6 Jun 1944.
7 Jun 1944 - 8 Jun 1944 - 9 Jun 1944 - 10 Jun 1944 - 11 Jun 1944 - 12 Jun 1944 - 13 Jun 1944 - 14 Jun 1944 - 15 Jun 1944 - 16 Jun 1944 -
Arrival at Lorient on 17 Jun 1944.
Ships hit by U-270 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-270 during this patrol
13 Jun 1944
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
British Fortress (53 Sqn RAF/C)
Bay of Biscay, due south of Brest. U-270 was not damaged in this attack, but was already returning to base after being seriously damaged by a British Wellington aircraft (172 Sqn RAF/Y). The damage was so severe that the boat was paid off on 25 June 1944.
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