U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-278

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Jan 1944Hammerfest19 Feb 1944Narvik22 days


Officers *

Oblt. Joachim Franze

Wolfgang Heibges

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-278

We have daily positions for all 22 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-278 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
30 Jan 1944U-278Joachim Franze HMS Hardy (R 08)1,810brJW-56BA

1 ship sunk (1,810 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-278 during this patrol

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