U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-339

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
22 Mar 1943Bergen28 Mar 1943Trondheim7 days


Officers *

Oblt. Georg-Wilhelm Basse

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-339

We have daily positions for all 7 days on this patrol.

Departure from Bergen on 22 Mar 1943.
23 Mar 1943 - 24 Mar 1943 - 25 Mar 1943 - 26 Mar 1943 - 27 Mar 1943 -
Arrival at Trondheim on 28 Mar 1943.

Ships hit by U-339 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-339 during this patrol

26 Mar 1943
The boat was seriously damaged by six depth charges from a British Catalina from the Faeroe Islands (190 Sqn RAF, pilot J. Fish), and was forced to return to Trondheim, Norway. U-339 was classed unfit for service and was then transported to Kiel, arriving 9 April. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 270)

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