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Patrol info for U-180

Date lookup for 27 Apr 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
9 Feb 1943Kiel3 Jul 1943Bordeaux145 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Werner Musenberg

Oblt. (R) Harald Lange

U-180's position on 27 Apr 1943

Ships hit by U-180 on this date

General Events during this patrol


27 Apr 1943. U-180 met I-29 in the Indian Ocean to transfer two Indian Nationalists to the Japanese submarine, one of whom was Subhas Chandra Bose. I-29 put both men ashore at Sumatra.
Fregkpt. Werner Musenberg, commander of U-180, and Subhas Chandras Bose. There is an interesting video on Youtube concerning this incident (among other things).

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