U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-415

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
27 Oct 1943Brest2 Nov 1943Brest7 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Kurt Neide

Ltn. Walter Boldt

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-415

We have daily positions for all 7 days on this patrol.

Departure from Brest on 27 Oct 1943.
28 Oct 1943 - 29 Oct 1943 - 30 Oct 1943 - 31 Oct 1943 - 1 Nov 1943 -
Arrival at Brest on 2 Nov 1943.

Ships hit by U-415 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-415 during this patrol

30 Oct 1943
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:
British Wellington HF205 (612 Sqn RAF/C, pilot F/O R.S. Yeadon)

05.42 hrs, Bay of Biscay north of Cape Ortegal, outbound: the Wellington made a strafing run and dropped four depth charges using the Leigh Light, but was hit by flak and crashed into the sea about 50m (55 yds) astern of U-415, killing the crew of six. Damage to U-415 forced her to return to base.

(Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)

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