U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-621

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
22 Apr 1943Brest3 Jun 1943Brest43 days


Officers *

Oblt. Max Kruschka

Ltn. Ulrich Hammer

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-621

We have daily positions for all 43 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-621 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Amsel 1 (3 May 1943 - 6 May 1943)
   Elbe (7 May 1943 - 10 May 1943)
   Elbe 2 (10 May 1943 - 14 May 1943)
   Mosel (19 May 1943 - 24 May 1943)

Ships hit by U-621 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-621 during this patrol

31 May 1943
18.42 hrs, mid Atlantic: While searching for survivors from U-563 sunk nearby, the inbound U-621 was herself attacked by a British B-24 Liberator (224 Sqn RAF/Q, pilot Robert V. Sweeny). The aircraft dropped 12 depth charges over two runs, causing severe damage to the boat. (Sources: Norman Franks)

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