U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-640

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
1 May 1943Kiel14 May 1943Lost14 days


Officers *

Oblt. Karl-Heinz Nagel

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-640

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Ships hit by U-640 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-640 during this patrol

13 May 1943
Following an unsuccessful attack on convoy ON(S) 7, U-640 was bombed by an aircraft from Iceland, forcing the boat to dive and lose contact with the convoy. U-640 was sunk by aircraft the next day. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 331)

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