U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-333

Date lookup for 12 Jun 1944

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jun 1944La Pallice13 Jun 1944Lorient8 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Peter-Erich Cremer

Oblt. Hans-J├╝rgen Dobinsky

U-333's position on 12 Jun 1944

Ships hit by U-333 on this date

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Attacks on U-333 during this patrol

12 Jun 1944
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
British Sunderland flying boat S for Sugar, RAF Sqdn 201

Bay of Biscay south of Brest. This is a possible match. Either this Sunderland or U Uncle from 228 Sqdn were shot down by U-333 on this day. (According to the book Wavetops at My Wingtips, it was 201/S, its demise being witnessed by the crew of a Canadian Catalina flying boat).

(Sources: "Wavetops at My Wingtips", Flt Lt Leslie Baveystock)

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