Patrol info for U-755
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|18 May 1943||Toulon||28 May 1943||Lost||11 days|
Kptlt. Walter Göing
Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-755
We have 9 daily positions for the 11 days U-755 was at sea.
Ships hit by U-755 during this patrol
General Events during this patrol
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Attacks on U-755 during this patrol
21 May 1943
The British submarine HMS Sickle fired five torpedoes at U-755, but they all missed.
26 May 1943
06.26 hrs, 13 miles north of Alboran Island in the Mediterranean: the boat was attacked by a British Hudson bomber (500 Sqdn RAF, pilot S/L H.G. Holmes, DFC). Three depth charges were dropped by the aircraft during the first attack run, despite being hit in the port engine by flak, and followed up with two dive-bombing attacks, dropping first two and then one A/S bomb, one of which exploded only five yards (4.6m) off the port beam. The engine damage then forced the aircraft to return to base. One of U-755s crew was killed and two wounded by strafing, and the boat was forced to return to base due to heavy damage. She was sunk in another air attack two days later. (Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)
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