U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-264

Date lookup for 26 Feb 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Jan 1943St. Nazaire5 Mar 1943St. Nazaire55 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hartwig Looks

Ltn. G√ľnther Loeschcke

U-264's position on 26 Feb 1943

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-264 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Delphin (23 Jan 1943 - 9 Feb 1943)
   Rochen (9 Feb 1943 - 20 Feb 1943)

Ships hit by U-264 on this date

General Events during this patrol


26 Feb 1943. Using information from code-breaking the British heavy cruiser HMS Sussex found the German blockage-runner Hohenfriedberg and forced her to scuttle. Oblt Looks in U-264 launched a full salvo at the cruiser, which missed, and the Sussex left the area unscathed. Looks then rescued the entire crew of the scuttled vessel, arriving at St Nazaire on 5 March.

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