Patrol info for U-403
Date lookup for 30 Jul 1943
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|13 Jul 1943||Brest||18 Aug 1943||Lost||37 days|
Kptlt. Karl-Franz Heine
U-403's position on 30 Jul 1943
Ships hit by U-403 on this date
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Attacks on U-403 during this patrol
30 Jul 1943
The boat was proceeding on the surface with U-43 when Avenger and Wildcat aircraft from the US escort carrier USS Santee. Both boats dived: two depth charges were dropped on U-403, and a Fido homing torpedo was launched at U-43. U-403 escaped, but U-43 was lost with her crew of 55. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 397)
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