U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-846

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
29 Apr 1944Lorient4 May 1944Lost6 days


Officers *

Oblt. (R) Berthold Hashagen

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-846

We have daily positions for all 6 days on this patrol.

Departure from Lorient on 29 Apr 1944.
30 Apr 1944 - 1 May 1944 - 2 May 1944 - 3 May 1944 -
Sunk on 4 May 1944.

Ships hit by U-846 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-846 during this patrol

2 May 1944
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
British Halifax HR741 (58 Sqn RAF/H, pilot F/O D.E. Taylor)

04.07 hrs, Bay of Biscay, outbound: The aircraft was hit by flak after illuminating U-846 with three flares, and crashed into the sea, killing the crew of eight. The attack and subsequent crash were witnessed by British Liberator BZ873 (53 Sqn RAF/S, pilot F/L E.B. LeMaistre). (Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)

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