Patrol info for U-731
Date lookup for 19 May 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|29 Apr 1943||Kiel||12 Jun 1943||Brest||45 days|
Oblt. Werner Techand
Ltn. Manfred Schneider
U-731's position on 19 May 1943
Wolfpack operations during this patrol
Ships hit by U-731 on this date
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Attacks on U-731 during this patrol
19 May 1943
The target of the depth chage attack on 19 May 1943 SE of Cape Farewell, Greenland in position 55.09N, 35.18W by a British B-24 Liberator bomber (Sqdn. 120/T), formerly credited with sinking U-954, was in fact U-731, which escaped unscathed. (Sources: 1991-10-01, FDS/NHB)
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