Patrol info for U-209
Date lookup for 28 Mar 1942
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|15 Mar 1942||Helgoland||1 Apr 1942||Kirkenes||18 days|
Kptlt. Heinrich Brodda
Ltn. Hermann Schultz
U-209's position on 28 Mar 1942
Wolfpack operations during this patrol
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Attacks on U-209 during this patrol
28 Mar 1942
At 07.04 hrs, the boat was sighted by HMS Blackfly, escorting the Polish steam merchant Tobruk, a straggler from convoy PQ 13. The guns of the armed trawler were frozen and could not be used, but after U-209 dived, two depth charges were launched, of which only one exploded. At 07.42 hrs, U-209 missed the escort with a stern torpedo, who responded with two more depth charges, also with no success. Shortly afterwards they lost sight of each other in a flurry of snow. (Sources: KTB U-209/ADM 237-164)
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