U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-466

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Jun 1943La Pallice16 Aug 1943La Pallice49 days


Officers *

Oblt. Gerhard Th├Ąter

Ltn. Walter Kasparek

Hans-Georg Hess

Patrol description

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Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-466

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Ships hit by U-466 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-466 during this patrol

23 Jul 1943
American B-18 and B-24 bombers attacked the boat. No damage. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 366)

24 Jul 1943
An attack by a B-24 Liberator caused minor damage but left five wounded, one, the 1st Officer, severely.

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