Patrol info for U-415
Date lookup for 30 Oct 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|27 Oct 1943||Brest||2 Nov 1943||Brest||7 days|
Kptlt. Kurt Neide
Ltn. Walter Boldt
U-415's position on 30 Oct 1943
Ships hit by U-415 on this date
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Attacks on U-415 during this patrol
30 Oct 1943
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
British Wellington HF205 (612 Sqn RAF/C, pilot F/O R.S. Yeadon)
05.42 hrs, Bay of Biscay north of Cape Ortegal, outbound: the Wellington made a strafing run and dropped four depth charges using the Leigh Light, but was hit by flak and crashed into the sea about 50m (55 yds) astern of U-415, killing the crew of six. Damage to U-415 forced her to return to base.(Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)
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