U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-804

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Apr 1945Kiel9 Apr 1945Lost6 days


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Herbert Meyer

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-804

We have 5 daily positions for the 6 days U-804 was at sea.

Departure from Kiel on 4 Apr 1945.
5 Apr 1945 - 6 Apr 1945 - 7 Apr 1945 - 8 Apr 1945 -
Sunk on 9 Apr 1945.

Ships hit by U-804 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-804 during this patrol

9 Apr 1945
While en route from Norway to Kiel U-804 and U-1065 were attacked by Mosquitos of the RAF Banff Strike Wing under the command of Sqn. Ldr. H.H.K. Gunnis, DFC. Both boats exploded, leaving no survivors. Four aircraft were hit by flying debris, one being destroyed and the other three forced to land in Sweden. U-843 was also sunk in the same sortie. 44 dead and 12 survivors. (Sources: http://www.scotshistoryonline.co.uk/sorties.html)

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