U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-801

Date lookup for 16 Mar 1944

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
26 Feb 1944Lorient17 Mar 1944Lost21 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Joachim Brans

U-801's position on 16 Mar 1944

Ships hit by U-801 on this date

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Attacks on U-801 during this patrol

16 Mar 1944
The boat was attacked by an Avenger aircraft from the escort carrier USS Block Island in mid Atlantic. One man died and nine were wounded. U-801 was sunk the following day. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 535)

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