U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-621

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jan 1944Brest23 Jan 1944Brest18 days


Officers *

Oblt. Max Kruschka

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

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Ships hit by U-621 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-621 during this patrol

13 Jan 1944
While serving as a flak boat U-621 was attacked by a British B-24 Liberator (59 Sqn RAF/A) off the Bay of Biscay. Matrosengefreiter Heinz Thomas was mortally wounded and later buried at sea, and six others were wounded. The commander decided to return to base. U-621 took ten days to limp back to Brest.

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