U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-480

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Jun 1944Arendal7 Jul 1944Brest31 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hans-Joachim Förster

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-480

We have 30 daily positions for the 31 days U-480 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-480 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-480 during this patrol

13 Jun 1944
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
Canadian Canso flying boat (162 Sqn RCAF/B, pilot Lawrence Sherman). The crew of this aircraft had sunk U-980 two days previously. Three of them died when the aircraft ditched and four more in the life rafts, leaving only one survivor, J.E. Roberts. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 591)

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