Patrol info for U-801
Date lookup for 16 Mar 1944
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|26 Feb 1944||Lorient||17 Mar 1944||Lost||21 days|
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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