U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-480

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
3 Aug 1944Brest4 Oct 1944Trondheim63 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hans-Joachim Förster

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-480 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net

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

We have daily positions for all 63 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-480 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
21 Aug 1944U-480Hans-Joachim Förster HMCS Alberni (K 103)925caA
22 Aug 1944U-480Hans-Joachim Förster HMS Loyalty (J 217)850brB
23 Aug 1944U-480Hans-Joachim Förster Fort Yale7,134brETC-72C
25 Aug 1944U-480Hans-Joachim Förster Orminster5,712brFTM-74D

4 ships sunk (14,621 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-480 during this patrol

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