Patrol info for U-20
Date lookup for 26 Jun 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|22 Jun 1943||Konstanza||29 Jun 1943||Konstanza||8 days|
Oblt. Clemens Schöler
Patrol in the Black Sea off Tuapse. On 26 June, the boat had to abort the patrol due to problems with the exhaust valves and bilge pumps.
U-20's position on 26 Jun 1943
Ships hit by U-20 on this date
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Attacks on U-20 during this patrol
26 Jun 1943
U-20 attempted to torpedo a Soviet submarine chaser in the Black Sea off Tuapse, but the target went on the offensive, dropping eight depth charges. The boat was then kept submerged by aircraft for four hours and subsequently forced to return to base by mechanical failures. (Sources: Ritschel)
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