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Patrol info for U-758

Date lookup for 11 Jan 1944

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 Dec 1943Lorient20 Jan 1944St. Nazaire36 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Helmut Manseck

Oblt. Hermann Böhm

Oblt. Sarto Ballert

U-758's position on 11 Jan 1944

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-758 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Borkum (24 Dec 1943 - 3 Jan 1944)
   Borkum 2 (3 Jan 1944 - 13 Jan 1944)

Ships hit by U-758 on this date

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-758 during this patrol

11 Jan 1944
Attacked by two Avenger aircraft from the hunter-killer group USS Block Island in the Atlantic west of Vigo. Damage from the eight rockets and two depth charges that they each carried forced the boat to return to base at St. Nazaire, arriving 20 Jan. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, p 491.)

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